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Manitoba licence plate on missing, murdered Indigenous women in the works

Manitoba licence plate on missing, murdered Indigenous women in the works

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen says a new licence plate could be in place by next summer to raise money for families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Saskatchewan chiefs sound alarm after new report finds high levels of suicide

Saskatchewan chiefs sound alarm after new report finds high levels of suicide

SASKATOON — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says it's alarmed by a new report that found disproportionate rates of self-harm and suicide among First Nations people in Saskatchewan.
Co-owner Grant has enjoyed stellar ride with Bulldog Hanover

Co-owner Grant has enjoyed stellar ride with Bulldog Hanover

It's been quite the ride for Brad Grant. Since buying into heralded pacer Bulldog Hanover in 2021, the trucking magnate from Milton, Ont., has had plenty to celebrate.
Chief to attend UN climate forum

Chief to attend UN climate forum

Halfway River's Darlene Hunter off to COP27 with First Nations Climate Initiative team

World-champion Bulldog Hanover earns impressive Crown victory

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Dexter Dunn and world-champion Bulldog Hanover earned a measure of redemption Saturday night at the US$6.7-million ($9.06 million Canadian) Breeders Crown.

Canadians Roy, McClure capture Crown victories on their home track

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Home-track advantage paid off nicely for Canadian drivers Louis-Philippe Roy and Bob McClure on Friday night. Roy and McClure won the first two races of the US$6.7-million ($9.
Quebec judge grants interim injunction stopping McGill project over Mohawk concerns

Quebec judge grants interim injunction stopping McGill project over Mohawk concerns

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge has ordered a temporary halt to excavation work on a major McGill University project after an Indigenous group raised concerns about possible unmarked graves.
2030 Olympic bid not quite dead, but B.C. government must join talks: First Nations

2030 Olympic bid not quite dead, but B.C. government must join talks: First Nations

VANCOUVER — First Nations leaders say they're still open to pursuing a bid to host the 2030 Olympics in British Columbia, but need the provincial government to engage in talks for plans to move forward.
Ottawa probing language interpreter injury, says third to be hospitalized

Ottawa probing language interpreter injury, says third to be hospitalized

OTTAWA — Public Services and Procurement Canada says it's investigating what led to a Parliament Hill language interpreter needing an ambulance ride last week, adding that it's the third hospitalization in recent years.
First Nations chief says 2030 Olympic bid over after B.C. declines support

First Nations chief says 2030 Olympic bid over after B.C. declines support

VANCOUVER — A First Nations chief says an Indigenous-led bid to host the 2030 Olympics in British Columbia is over after the province declined its support.
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