If you have any information on Tammy’s whereabouts, you are asked to contact the Maskwacis RCMP at 780-585-3767 or your local police.
Jason Goodstriker, ootsimiohkitopi (Sorrel Horse Rider), Tasunka Duta Akanyanka (Red Sorrel Horse Rider) passed away in Slave Lake, AB, on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the age of 47 years.
Athletes competing in the 2020 Alberta Winter Games range in age from 11 to 17 and represent 23 different sports, including ice hockey, figure skating, alpine skiing and badminton.
“It’s a huge machine this weekend, we have 3,900 people expected to make the event a success, including 760 plus coaches, 600 plus volunteers, we’ve got so many people volunteering from throughout the ringette community"
‘Every Child Matters’ is a Hitmen partnership with their friends from Treaty 7 to create a game dedicated to indigenous youth empowerment through sport.
Anyone with information on Tyson Shade is asked to call Blood Tribe Police at 403-737-3800
"I am so honoured to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, i've spent my career creating and performing music that I hoped would resonate with others. I feel incredibly humbled to be recognized with this award"
Cenovus Energy operates approximately 3,700 producing wells in Western Canada
A man's body was discovered Sunday off a rural road near the Springbank Airport. An autopsy performed Tuesday determined the manner of death was homicide.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Tsuut'ina police at 403-251-9660.
"We committed to getting wait times down, so now we've got to figure out a way to do it. That's going to be the No. 1 thing," - Health Minister Tyler Shandro
“There’s a lingering hazard and there are many slopes primed for human triggering … even if you’re not far from your car you’re very quickly into avalanche country.
"It’s about honouring people’s lives and letting people heal and say good-bye."
“Expect old-time hockey. The good old days of playing under the sky, and playing pond hockey,”
Construction so far has included completion of four new storage tanks at the federal government-owned company’s Edmonton Terminal, and continued work on the Westridge Terminal facilities at Burnaby to accommodate additional tankers for exporting crude.
"Alberta's natural vistas were so stunning that they allowed the film to be shot without the assistance of green screen technology and the result is a film that is wholly Albertan"
"I think it was a real pleasant surprise that we are going to be working with the Blackfoot Confederacy, especially with the youths and we all know that the Aboriginal youths are the fast-growing population in our communities - U of L Chancellor, Charles Weaselhead
Get the kids a babysitter, only thrill seekers 18+ are allowed in
"All members have agreed that the seven Treaty 7 flags will be displayed in alphabetical order from right to left (Bearspaw Nation, Blood Tribe/Kainai Nation, Chiniki Nation, Piikani Nation, Siksika Nation, Tsuut'ina Nation and Wesley Nation) with the Métis Nation as the final flag"
"It's a surreal experience to be able to tell our own story and see ourselves portrayed in ways that we’ve always wanted to be portrayed,”
‘Every Child Matters’, is a partnership between the Western Hockey league team, and our friends from Treaty 7 to create a game dedicated to indigenous youth empowerment through sport.
“Over the past year, the Library has committed to learning more about Indigenous language and working with the community to understand how we can support them to celebrate and share their language,”
The two day event, scheduled for December 21 and 22, will see a number of hockey-related community activities, as well as a live broadcast during the pre-game show for the December 22 game between the Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars with Ron McLean and Tara Slone.
Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing adult male.
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television will honour the four along with several others during Canadian Screen Week, March 23 to March 29.
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Police have not released the cause of the crash
Ever Active Schools (EAS) is a provincial initiative that supports healthy school communities. Their Resilient Schools initiative works in Treaty 6, 7 and 8 and partners directly with First Nations and Métis school communities to promote language, culture and resilience as pathways to wellbeing for Indigenous youth.
The lineup for Country Thunder Alberta 2020 has been announced
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Total snowfall amounts will be from 20 to 30 cm with some localities seeing 50 or more before the snow ends on Thursday.
Roy Whitney Onespot defeats incumbent Lee Crowchild
In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, members from three affiliated tribes in the U.S and Canada (Nakota, Ojibwa, and Cree) performed at the United Centre, before a Blackhawks game.
The complete lineup for the three-day 2020 festival is set to be revealed on Nov. 28.
"The workshop brings awareness to the country’s crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, it also brings people from across all cultures to engage in meaningful conversations"
The general election will take place on November 27, with polling stations in Siksika Nation and Calgary.
The 24 year old from Siksika Nation played Junior B Hockey for the Siksika Buffaloes senior AA hockey team, as well as Strathmore's Wheatland Kings.
The skull will go on display at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park in early 2020, with a full exhibit dedicated to traditional lands in the Kananaskis region, including Castle Mountain.
The forum was designed to provide Indigenous health care practitioners, researchers and leaders with practical resources.
The Toronto Blue Jays announced they’re hitting the road this January and will be in Calgary for a two-day event ahead of the team’s 2020 season
The project would see 29 kilometres of the highway widened between Cochrane and Canmore.
The move is meant as a sign of respect for Indigenous culture and beliefs and is considered to be an important step towards reconciliation.
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages, to raise awareness of the crucial role languages play in people’s daily lives.
Lung cancer awareness campaign kicks off with support from 88.1 WindSpeaker Radio in Treaty 7 Territory
Métis Week, November 10-16, is an opportunity for the Métis in Alberta to share their stories, history, and culture with the rest of the world. We welcome everyone to join us throughout the week to help us commemorate and celebrate the life of Louis Riel, our history, and our contributions to Canada.
"The majority of First Nations in this country are in favour of responsible resource development. We need jobs, own-source revenues, and business opportunities to get out of poverty," - NCC President Dale Swampy, Samson Cree Nation
The pastel drawing offers a behind-the-scenes look at a cowboy competing in the rodeo.
It has been quite the year for the building, being featured in best-of lists by The New York Times and the BBC since opening in 2018
CFR46 is underway at Red Deer’s Westerner Park, running through Sunday.
The Stanley Cup will be there, and musical acts like Jess Moskaluke and the Hunter Brothers.
Ankou originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Houston Texans out of UCLA. He appeared in 11 games with the Jaguars and posted 19 tackles and 1.5 sacks
The 150,000-square-foot store is expected to open in summer 2020.
This year’s Award will be given out at the inaugural Canadian Music Hall of Fame Ceremony in Calgary at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre on October 27
"I am honoured to have participated in this coin design. It remembers and honours not just our leader, but also the resilience of the Métis people.” - David Garneau
IndigeSTEAM is a program that supports youth in science, technology, engineering, arts, architecture, agriculture and math
Camrud was given the name "Saakooaapaspii" which means Last Dancer. Brown received the name "Aatowahkskaakoo" which means Long Time Many Camps.
A number of other charges against the accused, including attempted murder, were earlier withdrawn.
"I am not so much interested in photographers who fly in, fly out of communities. I'm interested in photographers who spend time at a place, actually know the people, and as that happens, people become more comfortable with the camera."
"Indigenous art is a great cultural gift, one to be recognized, to be seen, to be appreciated, to be learned from, to be enriched by"
"Having Blackfoot language here is a signal, largely to Blackfoot students and Blackfoot people who walk into our space that this space is for them, but it also signals to other Indigenous people that this is a place where Indigenous knowledge is important.”
This radio show explores the creation of Gord Downie’s Secret Path album, the Secret Path Live show, and how the Wenjack and Downie families came together to support Canada’s journey towards reconciliation.
This is a very exciting opportunity for the Piikani Nation, there is a high volume of traffic that passes through our reserve daily, I think it is time we start benefiting from that,” - Councillor Riel Houle
Until Wednesday Oct. 9, eligible voters can cast their ballots at select campuses across the province
"We welcome witnesses from the Four Directions to attend and share their experiences. This is not just a Blackfeet or Montana tribes’ tragedy, it is an Indian Country tragedy, and a national and international disgrace"
“The first time I think I performed a sold-out stadium in Canada actually would have been the Saddledome in Calgary,”
Beginning Friday , snow and cooler temps will hit most of Southern Alberta, improving by Monday
Blackfoot Crossing is located on the Siksika Nation and is the historic site of the signing of Treaty No. 7, an agreement between the Canadian government and several indigenous tribes in southern Alberta
The annual awards celebration is scheduled for November 2nd in Niagara Falls, NY
Ag For Life is hosting the conference for young women in grades 9-12, on November 27th in Calgary
CIF Reconciliation Society presents “Pokaiks” the Children Walk & Festival, Sunday Sept 29 in Calgary
The three-part series, narrated by George Stroumboulopoulos, has proven to be a compelling exploration into Indigenous culture in Canada.
The Alberta government has named five featured celebration sites and events for this year's Alberta Culture Days, Sept. 27 – 29. All events are free, public and family-friendly.
Alberta is providing a $200,000 grant to the Blackfoot Confederacy to support the agreement’s implementation. The agreement will remain in place for as long as both parties wish to keep it active.
Alysia Jade Dixon is Indigenous, 5’2″, 110 pounds with black hair, brown eyes
The dedication to work together will be illustrated by signing a document following the Commemorative Church Service at the McDougall Stoney Mission Church on Sept. 22.
Blackfoot is the most widely spoken Indigenous language in Lethbridge, according to the city.
The rate of suicide among Indigenous youth is five to six times higher than non Indigenous Youth
Reconciliation Week is Sept 15 - 20
Elders are coming together to share culture, traditions, and create friendships.
The crowning of the next Calgary Stampede Indigenous Princess will take place on Sunday September 22!
"We don't have a word for crime, our word is mistake." - Judge Eugene Creighton of the Blackfoot language
The Canadian government had re-approved the controversial pipeline project, which would run from the Edmonton-area to Burnaby, B.C. on June 18.
The Calgary Public Library invites applications for Indigenous Language and Culture Facilitators at the Central Library in downtown Calgary for fall 2019
"Orange Shirt Day" Book will be coming out September 2020, supported by founder Phyllis Webstad and the Orange Shirt Society
Panel members include Edmonton's former police chief, a mother who lost her son to a fentanyl overdose, and addictions specialists.
Police agencies in Alberta remind motorists to be “alert and watchful for children on the road.”
Samson Cree Nation Athlete to play NCAA Division 3 College/University football for the University of Minnesota
Funding will be given out to 17 projects including the Blackfoot Canadian Cultural Society, Opokaa’sin Early Learning Centre, the Friends Society of the Galt Museum all in Lethbridge, The Kainai Transition Centre and Ninistako Centre
"We're going to some pretty great communities and hopefully can grow our game a little bit in Alberta and take it to some nontraditional AJHL markets." - Eagles head coach/GM Andrew Milne
John Howard Society Calgary invites artists to design and work on artwork and installations for the new CJHS building, located at 4502 Builders Road SE. Artists from Treaty 7 are invited to apply
The RCMP Morley Community Policing Office is located just off the Trans-Canada Highway, across from the Chiniki Village complex.
"We want to be able to reuse the water, not only for our economic benefit, but for our own water reuse in the community to bring down bills and stuff like that for people,” - James Arcand, capital projects officer for Alexander First Nation
"Airdrie has the third-largest Metis population in Region 3 so we have a real opportunity to reach out to them and to continue to grow our relationship which started with a meeting then this golf tournament and as we move forward it looks just awesome for our community as it relates to the Metis Nation."
“The experience of coming together every year on this day, as partners, is humbling, It is important that governments, First Nations, civic partners and Edmontonians, all continue to keep our shared commitment to work positively together in a relationship founded on honour and respect.” - Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson
“We will be hosting Indigenous artists and performers from the region’s First Nations, along with guest artists for three days of spectacular arts and cultural programming,” - Karla Buffalo, CEO of Athabasca Tribal Council.
This is the magazine’s second time curating a list of the World’s Greatest Places, which includes places from around the world to visit, stay and eat and drink.
School supplies for children going into Kindergarden, Grade 1 or 2
Calgary police are hoping to reduce the number of kids caught up in the gang lifestyle.
The conclusion of the WPCA Pro Tour will see more than $300,000 up for grabs and four titles on the line.
RCMP, as well as several people on boats, searched for the man in his early 20s, but could not find him on Wednesday.
CIFF is the largest international film festival in Alberta and the sixth largest in Canada
Trans Mountain expects to have close to 4,200 workers on the job in various communities by year’s end.
Dimensions addresses obstacles faced by women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority/racialized groups and members of LGBTQ+ communities.
Iginla, his family and members of the St. Albert city council will be on hand for the renaming ceremony on Sunday Aug. 25 which will include a free barbeque, public skate and street hockey game.
Malik Holloway, 21, of Morley has been arrested and a second suspect is now in custody with charges pending.
30 feet of pipe, 345 hours of welding, 16 silhouette pieces, one beautiful feather
Congress of Aboriginal Peoples is looking for an Indigenous Male Voice actor to narrate a part in an animated story
“Overall, it was a very productive meeting and we look forward to further work on this in the fall” – Herb Lehr, Metis Settlements General Council President
The 20th annual Calgary International Film Festival runs Sept. 18-29
Autopsies are underway to confirm their identities.
The winning submission becomes the official logo of the Safe and Caring Orange Shirt Program, and is featured prominently on t-shirts, educational materials, and online
Cardinal will play the character, Sue Lynn Blackbird.
The show gets underway Sept. 8 at the Scotiabank Saddledome
Lethbridge Police say Iron Shirt was last seen August 2
The artist behind the metallic monument, Wayne Stranger, spent 1½ years working on the project
" Miracle Treat Day is a fantastic initiative and a day all the staff love to participate in, all funds that come in that day from the sale of our blizzards go directly to Children's Hospitals to fund the various the projects that they have going on"
RCMP are investigating and appealing to the public for information
Dale Rolland Alexander, 47, is a two-time federal offender. He has served time for sexual assault, kidnapping and uttering threats.
CPS say two suspects are wanted after the shooting outside of a 7-11 convenience store in northeast Calgary.
The phenomenon occurs about once every 32 months, when there is a second new moon in a month
“It is extremely important to us to meet the needs of Indigenous families affected by violence and walk alongside Indigenous experts in our community to inspire cultural resurgence and reconciliation among our shelter network, staff and all individuals and families we serve"
The soundtrack, which also features Simon & Garfunkel, Neil Diamond and Deep Purple, was released on July 26
"In the last few years, I think we've begun to realize how important sports can be in the lives of all people, particularly of our Indigenous and First Nation youth," - Morley Watson, Committee Chair
Check out live music from Crystal Shawanda, Murray Porter, Colin Linden and more!
"The victims condition is unknown at this time"
Learning the Basics of the Piikani Blackfoot Language
“It is truly an honour to receive this award, I believe we are living in times when our collective stories are more potent in the larger Canadian/historical context and what a privilege to have opportunities to tell these truths
The National inquiry found that Indigenous women and girls are 12 times more likely to be murdered or go missing than any other demographic group in Canada. They are also 16 times more likely to be slain or to disappear than non Indigenous women.
The moose was first spotted on Fisher Road S.E. just before 8 a.m.
NASA said the asteroid "large enough to wipe out a city" narrowly missed striking the Earth late Wednesday
Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky have now been charged with 1 count of second-degree murder in the death of the man found south of Dease Lake.
The idea to create the community mural emerged when an Edmonton Transit Service peace officer who was tired of seeing graffiti on the pedway walls, brought the idea forward.
At this time, foul play is not suspected.
Police say the teens should be considered dangerous and should not be approached
The cuts range from bus and CTrain service, Police & Fire services, affordable housing
“I opened this facility mainly for 13- to 17-year-old females, so I could mentor them into becoming strong empowered women.” —Lisa Wilton
Prine has had a significant influence on singer-songwriters for nearly 50 years, having influenced everyone from icons like Bob Dylan to current A-list singer-songwriters such as Jason Isbell and Margo Price.
This year’s theme is ‘Celebrating Successes and Giving Thanks’.
Application deadline is August 30, 2019 at 4:30pm
Last recorded size: 344,718 hectares Fire perimeter: 606.12 km
City council members will discuss the proposed agreement at 3:45 p.m. Monday behind closed doors.
Alberta Parks have issued the warning for the area above the powerline near Quarry Lake, which includes several popular running and mountain bike trails.
The election was held Wednesday on the Enoch Cree Nation
"The Cochrane RCMP is excited to continue learning from members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nations Community and building on their partnership"
"Preliminary information reveals no indication of criminality in relation to this occurrence"
Telus Storyhive's video series features three lives, two Histories and one Country. Remember who you are. Remember why we are all here. Remember to honor your history.
The 2019 CCMA Awards will broadcast live from Calgary on Sept 8. Join 88.1 Windspeaker Radio LIVE from events throughout the week
"This is an embarrassment to Country Thunder, the entertainers and First Nations people.”
“Everything’s in bloom and the corn’s starting to tassel, and we’ve got some cobs on their way to forming. Everything’s in pretty good progress"
Police are looking for 15 year old Alicia Buffalo-Crane from Maskwacis
The designs creator, Alisha Giroux said that she was drawing Canada's map "for fun" one day when she realized the country's shorelines and provincial borders could be represented as animals.
Looking back at Harry Manson, who transcended racial prejudice on the soccer pitch at turn of 19th century
RCMP are asking for public assistance to locate 16-year-old Chateva Quinney. Chateva was reported missing on July 12, 2019 and last seen in Whitefish Lake First Nations. RCMP has a concern for her safety.
Milo is seeking Indigenous families located in Calgary. Please read the poster below to find additional information.
"I will use every tool at my disposal to stop SR1"
The hit drama needs hundreds of fans to fill spaces in a rodeo scene that the show says is "unlike anything fans will have ever seen before."
A Tribe Called Red Perform in Calgary July 12
Fish & Wildlife officers are investigating the incident and trying to determine the identify of the bear, whose age and sex aren’t known.
Two men were arrested and charged in connection to his June 16 disappearance
Anyone with information is asked to contact Blood Tribe Police or CrimeStoppers.
Nominate a youth, adult or senior volunteer who has contributed to the well-being of their community.
Deadline for applications is Sunday, August 25
“I’m trying to recover two puppies that were stolen from my store in a pretty violent manner, they shattered glass in the front of the kennel all over them and I’m worried about their health and their safety.”
The Writing-on-Stone National Park near Milk River becomes Alberta’s sixth World Heritage Site, and the twentieth in Canada.
Claire Anderson is the first Yukon resident and first Indigenous woman to hold this position
“The federal government owes the Kainai Blood Tribe 162.5 sections of land. And so now, we’re at that stage where we look to you to again make the others understand. Make the Prime Minister understand. Make your colleagues in cabinet understand, that perhaps it is time we come to some resolution of our Big Claim. After all, the court has made a decision, and we have been patient.” - Blood Tribe Chief Roy Fox
“This journey is to help them experience what’s out there, how to overcome challenges in life and that there is more to life.”
“They’re just kids, I don’t get it. What have they done?” - Event organizer Tony Tan
"The massive Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta is now considered to be 60 per cent contained, and has burned approximately 331,167 hectares"
Red Pheasant has been in the process of negotiations with the Manitoba Museum to repatriate the medal since 2002.
Auditions will be held in July 13-15 in Calgary
Lead and Supporting roles are being cast for a paramount Feature Film titled Magic Hour, a coming of Age Love Story
Nike N7 started in 2009 with a goal to provide sport and physical activity programming to kids in First Nation communities in North America.
A severe thunderstorm warning remained in effect for Improvement District 349, including the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range. Severe thunderstorm warnings also remained in effect for other parts of central and northern Alberta Friday night.
83 Canadians named to the Order of Canada, they include athletes, researchers, teachers, scientists, artists, jurists and actors.
"Highlights include Hank Snow’s “Nudie Suit,” Wilf Carter’s cowboy boots and saddle, and other fun performance outfits from Shania Twain, Lucille Starr, k.d. lang, and Gordie Tapp"
Celebrate Canada's 152nd Birthday with Activities, Music and spectatcular Fireworks in the Calgary area
The agreements give the Métis jurisdiction in core governance areas citizenship, leadership selection government operations and a chance to develop their own laws and draft constitutions to govern their communities
"My project is on Truth and Reconciliation. I look at what reconciliation is, why we need to reconcile and how it is happening in our country. When I met with Elder Crowshoe I learned how First Nation people lost their sense of belonging and culture in our community'
Country Music Week 2019 will take place in Calgary, from September 5 through September 8.
Sept. 30 was chosen as the day in honour of residential school survivors.
Wood Buffalo Council has sent a letter request for “an urgent meeting to be held with community leaders” regarding the “education crisis” at two Northern Alberta schools
Descriptions of the suspect vehicle(s) and suspect(s) have not been released.
"Indigenous languages matter because Indigenous people matter. Language is essential for all people to understand who they are, where they come from—their histories, culture, and values,”
The documentary explores the preservation and promotion of the Nakota language.
Funding decisions took a "family-first approach," which meant each application had to include a letter of support from affected families. More than 100 projects will receive funding for commemoration projects of various types.
Anyone with information on Morning Bird’s whereabouts is asked to contact police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477.
This year, APTN's Indigenous Day Live was held in Calgary, Whitehorse Yukon and Winnipeg
The city expects to see representatives from 80 countries and some 5,500 delegates, bringing an estimated $65 million in economic stimulus for Calgary.
“This isn’t just my award. My name goes on it, but if it wasn’t for what the Osoyoos Band has done and continues to do, I wouldn’t even be thought about,”
Season 1 of Corner Gas animated was The Comedy Network's most-watched original series ever
Grande Prairie RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15 year-old First Nations youth, Sedea Widow
“The expected flow rates will be higher than we’ve seen all year, and runoff from rainfall and melting snow in the mountains is causing cold water temperatures, increased floating debris and high turbidity in both rivers, which makes for very poor visibility and dangerous conditions.”
Not a dry eye at the NHL Awards in Vegas as Carey Price surprises a young fan, who lost his mom to cancer earlier this year.
Trumpeter Swans are a protected species under the Migratory Birds Convention Act.
The action plan was drafted in collaboration with an Indigenous advisory group and contains 33 commitments in four key areas: organizational transformation, industry leadership, production and distribution.
The Chuckegg Creek, Jackpot Creek and McMillan complex wildfires together cover an area of about 6,750 square kilometres.
Saskatoon Crime Stoppers have sent out a video letter in the Cree dialect to help reach more people who can help solve cases now labelled as historical missing persons cases
Prime Minister trudeau says the TMX expansion will go ahead!
"It is an honour to be inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame with so many of my heroes and mentors like Ian Tyson, Gordon Lightfoot, The Good Brothers, Terry Carisse and Murray McLauchlan to name a few"
Anyone with information on Eagle Child’s whereabouts is asked to contact Blood Tribe Police.
Residents were told to “evacuate immediately” on Monday afternoon as a wildfire grew closer to their homes and communities.
The award is given to a Calgarian who builds relationships with the Indigenous community and is a leader among peers.
Hot and dry conditions continue in the area. Over the next 2-3 days, winds are expected to come from the south/southeast, meaning the wind direction will be moving towards the north/northwest, away from the Wabasca area.
Since the start of the wildfire season on March 1st, there have been 112 wildfires and 266,265 hectares burned in the Slave Lake Forest Area.
The 2019 regular season gets underway at McMahon Saturday with fan zone, championship banner raising and more!
Speak Up! precedes Indigenous Music Week at Studio Bell, from June 19 to 22, featuring a week-long celebration of music and activities
Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Kananaskis Region at any time.
"Many of our students at Mitford are Indigenous, Metis and Inuit ... it's important to celebrate these students,"
The Roadbot is also used at schools, teaching new drivers and is able to simulate over 200 driving scenarios including what to do if you come across wildlife.
"The plaintiffs were entitled under the TLE formula to a reserve of 710 square miles, whereas the current reserve is 547.5 square miles, Canada is liable to the Blood Tribe for this breach of treaty."
Detours will be in place along 10 Avenue for westbound and eastbound traffic during the closures.
Environment Canada says the area provides habitat for boreal songbirds, hawks, grouse and mammals including snowshoe hare, black bear and moose.
"We’re here to educate a group of people about something that has been missing in our education system"
The new deal, announced Tuesday evening at the Banff Film Festival, will support the next generation of Indigenous Creators
Reggie Leach received a Doctor of Laws degree Monday at the spring convocation of Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario
The call is for Teens, Women and Men between the ages of 13-80
While preparing authentic dishes, the chefs share some of the personal stories of people they’re meeting along the way.
Duc Florestal, 25, of Calgary was arrested and found to be managing sex trade workers
" The crisis is NOT over. The wildfire hazard remains VERY HIGH. New fires start almost every day. If the fire becomes threatening again, you may have to evacuate on just a few hours notice"
Const Soares remains on active duty, he is scheduled to appear in court July 10.
Rick Wilson, who represents Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin said the meeting will begin with a land acknowledgment
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, which reviews serious actions involving police, is investigating.
Vernon Pelletier is 6′ tall and weighs 160 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes.
350 children are registered to take part in Calgary’s Lemonade Day
Latest info from Alberta Wildfire, 6pm
Past Stampede parade marshals include Walt Disney, Premier Ralph Klein, actor William Shatner, astronaut Chris Hadfield, Tsuut'Ina Chief Lee Crowchild, actor Christopher Reeve and Mickey Mouse.
"We need to take a serious look at history, understand the colonial history, the oppression, and how it rolls out in terms, for example, of health for Indigenous people," - Dr. Patricia Makokis, coordinator with "The Walk For Common Ground"
Before becoming an actor, Studi taught the Cherokee language and helped establish a Cherokee-language newspaper
AltaLink will continue to operate and maintain the lines.
16-year-old singer Emma Stevens said there was one person she wanted the most to see it, and that was Sir Paul McCartney.
There are 80 to 100 firefighters on scene, as well as six fixed wing aircraft and three helicopters.
Some of the recommendations include developing an effective response to human trafficking cases and sexual exploitation and violence
The International university sports federation world University games run July 3-14 in Italy
On June 5th, 100% of proceeds from all coffee purchases at Tim Hortons restaurants will support Tim Hortons Foundation Camps, helping disadvantaged kids achieve their potential
The inquiry will live-stream the event in Gatineau, Que. on its website with simultaneous translation into a number of Indigenous languages.
Friday May 31 @ 7pm
Both suspects have court dates set for June.
There are currently 28 active wildfires burning in the province—nine of which are currently out of control
The show follows the adventures of a 10-year old Gwich’in/Koyukon/Dena’ina Athabascan Alaska Native, Molly Mabray, her dog Suki, and her two friends, Tooey and Trini, in the fictional village of Qyah, Alaska.
June 6 will mark the 75th anniversary of the day that led to the end of the Second World War.
Filming locations include Calgary and the Tsuu T’ina First Nation.
The City is committed to conserving and celebrating our heritage
Free activities throughout the Day, followed by a concert in the evening at Fort Calgary!
The Chuckegg Creek wildfire has 588 firefighters battling it. They are being supported by helicopters, air tankers and heavy equipment.
Homes burn in Paddle Prairie as a result of wildfire: reports
$750,000 in municipal funding would be allocated to the project, and the remaining $1.7 million in funding would be expected to come from fundraising, grants, and donations.
The Library will be celebrating the culture and traditions of Indigenous communities with a wide range of programs, exhibits, special guests and more!
Join the National Music Centre for Indigenous Music Week at Calgary's Studio Bell, June 19 to 22, featuring music and activities that celebrate the cultural diversity of Indigenous music in Canada.
The Indigenous rights framework, developed by the Liberal government, but killed late in 2018, is being compared to the 1969 White Paper that was released by current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s father Pierre Elliott Trudeau.
Smoke from wildfires in northern Alberta is causing poor air quality and reducing visibility in some areas.
High temperatures, dry conditions and winds change the direction of wildfires. Northern Alberta communities are under heavy smoke warning for the next 24 hours
Parks Canada and the Blackfoot Confederacy mark the start of construction with blessing
``This project will build bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and perspectives. We will be able to hire Blackfoot students to deliver programs in Lethbridge and on the Kainai, Piikani and Siksika reserves.” - Dr. Josie Mills
"We always want our elders to be able to help guide the youth, this is a turnaround. Our youth are leading the project to build homes for them." - Ermineskin band councillor, Jason Makinaw
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Saskatchewan to exonerate Chief Poundmaker of treason
The Chuckegg Creek Fire (SW of High Level
AHS says 11 children & 1 adult taken to hospital after a school bus hit a retaining wall on Whitemud Dr.
Fire update: Saturday May 25
Fire officials are bracing for what could be a dangerous wind shift Sunday in High Level.
Looking for a career with the Calgary Fire Department. Recruitment is open June 1-30
Didsbury RCMP are asking the public for information
Tickets available for Alberta Children’s Hospital lottery, with nearly 2 million in prizes
Firefighters from Ontario, BC and Saskatchewan are scheduled to arrive today to help out.
The ban is due to extremely dry and hot conditions throughout the Grande Prairie area.
“We welcome Calgary to come and try our facility … we want life-long relationships.” - Tsuut'ina council member LeeRoy Meguinis
Wildfire efforts continue near High Level in Mackenzie County. States of local emergency remain in effect, with residents under a mandatory evacuation order.
“There was very little written about the fact that Poundmaker saved a lot of lives by stopping the warriors from counter-attacking the retreating colonel Otter and men, who were in big, big trouble"
Calgary Stampede has unveiled its Big Four Roadhouse lineup
Electricity in the town of 4,000 cut off Monday morning
If you have any information about the carjacking you are asked to call police immediately.
On June 8, Women motorcyclists all over the USA and Canada will start pulling the kick stands up in a collective effort to raise awareness by riding the route of a medicine wheel on the continent of North America.
The “Elvis of the North” – will be honoured with the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Indigenous Music Awards in Winnipeg, May 17.
Indigenous Day Live (IDL) is the nation’s largest event in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day. Through cultural activities and live music,
“The positive stories and compelling experiences they share have ripple effects that extend throughout the city, and outwardly across the country and world,” - Cindy Ady, CEO of Tourism Calgary
“For us, it’s like a childhood dream come true, to really help people go out there and search for treasure.” - Chris Cromwell
“If the goal of transit in Canmore is to move people more efficiently, increase ridership and decrease congestion than I am pleased to support it,” Councillor Joanna McCallum
Stampeders rookie camp kicks off Thursday, while the team’s full training camp gets underway Sunday
International Museum Day is on May 18. Share your favourite moments at one of Alberta’s historic sites, museums and archives throughout the week using #ABhistory.
The carbon tax reduction was a key promise in the United Conservative Party's 2019 campaign platform.
“The best art I did, was the ones I didn’t get to yet, I’ll get to it.”
“These amazing young people are proudly celebrating their cultures and sharing the best of who they are,” - Lt.-Gov. Lois Mitchell
"All of the Indigenous creatives involved in the project wanted to make sure the gritty but real truth was included" Elizabeth LaPensée - Anishinaabe game creator
The new fund is open to Indigenous women who may lack access to conventional funding
"Opokaa'sin's mission has been to nurture and support the strengths and resilience of Indigenous families, children, and youth. With this investment, we will empower Indigenous women with culturally appropriate community responses about economic prosperity for the benefit of all nations within the Blackfoot Confederacy." - CEO Tanya Pace-Crosschild
"We did some preliminary investigation into it yesterday and don't feel that there is an imminent threat to any staff or students, but we are taking precautionary measures to ensure everyone is safe." - Cochrane RCMP
The $17.3 million dollar building contract has been awarded to Graham Construction from Calgary and work is already underway.
Executive producer of "Secret history of the Wild West" is Indigenous Producer & Actor, Julian Black Antelope
“A good leader looks at things from a different angle, always changes the conversation and attempts to build a good foundation and work themselves out of existence.” - Dr. Leeroy Little Bear
"It was the worst consultation process that I've seen, all of the First Nations communities in the area and all of the municipalities in the area have outright rejected the NDP's plan." - Jason Nixon
The 2nd annual Soaring Eagles Camp is accepting applications for 32 Indigenous youth who have a genuine interest in policing as a career.
Support is available from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m, 7 days a week, in more than 200 languages, including Cree
The tournament provides a platform for elite bantam and midget-aged Indigenous hockey players from across Canada to showcase their athletic abilities while also fostering cultural unity and pride.
“I’d like to acknowledge this courageous family who trusted me, who welcomed me, who never gave up even in the darkest moments...Their strength was the love of their son and their brother.” - Tasha Hubbard
Devices to sound off as Alert Ready issues next test
Cold Lake RCMP are asking the public's help to locate 15 year old Jayleen Favel
There are a number of unique experiences planned for visitors this summer
In summer of 2018, a total of 10 bears were caught after traps were set in Redwood Meadows, on the golf course, and across the highway on Tsuut’ina First Nation land.
Park biologists sent the Eagle to the National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, WI for further evaluation after an initial assessment did not show evidence of gunshot or other obvious signs of trauma.
“The design of the Westmount Crown represents our school. The logo was placed in the middle, this is where the crown was born. She will represent Golden Hills School Division, as a proud First Nations Albertan young woman,”
On February 1, Windspeaker Radio will broadcast the WHL game between the Red Deer Rebels and Official Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club with the purpose of "promoting and preserving the endangered language to a larger audience"
On Thursday February 27, the guaranteed payout on game #7 is $25,000. visit radiobingo.ca for details
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