Category Archives: Politics

Feds provide $2.6M for people to go out on the land in N.W.T.

The federal government is providing $2.6 million to N.W.T. First Nations in order to help get their residents out on the land during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The funding, announced Monday morning, will be distributed by Indigenous Services Canada through the government of the Northwest Territories through its current partnerships with Indigenous governments, a news release from…

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COVID-19 pandemic causing anxiety for people involved with child welfare system, Manitoba advocate says

Phones have been ringing continuously at the office of the First Nations family advocate in Manitoba as parents, children and social workers look for answers about what will happen to some of society’s most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic “I always want to give the message to our families to stay strong,” says advocate Cora…

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Anishinaabe woodsman takes his outdoor survival classes online

Ever wanted to learn how to make rope out of tree bark or how to make syrup from tree sap? Now you can without leaving your home. Caleb Musgrave, owner and operator of Canadian Bushcraft, an outdoor education school, is offering free online classes while the school is shut down due to COVID-19 concerns. “We’re just trying to reach out…

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