First Nations

Police seek additional victims after child-luring and pornography arrest

Police seek additional victims after child-luring and pornography arrest

Feb 22, 2024 | 7:57pm
The following news story contains content some readers may find disturbing or triggering. The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) is investigating the possibility of additional victims after arresting a youth worker with sexual offenses involving children. ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit arrested the 28-year-old suspect on February 2, with help from the Edmonton […]
Otipemisiwak Métis return from Healing Retreat

Otipemisiwak Métis return from Healing Retreat

Oct 18, 2023 | 12:42pm
The Otipemisiwak Métis Government is welcoming back 30 residential school survivors. The Métis bearers of the residential school legacy participated in a Land-Based Healing Retreat at Métis Crossing a few hundred kilometers south of Fort McMurray from October 13-15. This first-of-its-kind program offered them an opportunity to engage with Métis heritage and culture through art […]
Kids Help Phone launches Indigenous action plan

Kids Help Phone launches Indigenous action plan

Oct 4, 2023 | 11:58am
Kids Help Phone Canada (KHP) is launching a new nationwide action plan called “Finding Hope.” The organization’s goal is to strengthen support for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis young people and address gaps in e-mental health care. Working in partnership with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people and organizations, KHP is taking specific actions to […]
Report into Kearl Lake says regulator followed processes

Report into Kearl Lake says regulator followed processes

Sep 28, 2023 | 9:21am
Deloitte Canada is out with its report into the Alberta Energy Regulator’s (AER) handling of recent incidents at Kearl Lake. The assessment states that AER responded properly and followed its procedures during the investigation into two environmental discharges at Imperial Oil’s Kearl Lake site. A claim disputed by the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN). “Deloitte’s […]