The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL) is questioning Quebec’s decision to challenge Ottawa to prevent a new federal framework for Indigenous youth and children from coming into place.
While the federal government committed last December to introduce legislation making First Nations policing an essential service, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is demanding the same recognition from Quebec.
On July 27, Charles Esau from Waskaganish loaned the family car to his daughter Phyliss Esau and her boyfriend Nick Mowat so they could enjoy a holiday in Val-d’Or. After checking into the Hotel Continental after midnight, Mowat went to park the car in the back, but was interrupted by an unexpected encounter with local police officers.
Covid-19 impacts First Nations across Canada in many ways. High infection rates are compounded by higher levels of substance abuse, mental health challenges and other health problems. How do we deal with this?
After more than six months without new a case, the coronavirus has returned to Eeyou Istchee. The Cree Nation Government and Cree Health Board (CHB) announced at least seven active cases as well as others in Waskaganish, though they did not specify how many.
For longer than anyone can remember, the Nemaskau Eenouch have gathered every summer around Nemaskau Sagaheegan – “the lake where fish are plentiful,” now known as Nemaska Lake – to catch, smoke and preserve sturgeon, whitefish and other fish.
A new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has highlighted a “climate code red” for the planet and for humanity. The report, released August 9, is the sixth assessment undertaken by the United Nations body, and compiled the summaries of 14,000 studies.