03 May Feds promise reform to Arctic development (The Toronto Star)

A federal government plan to dramatically change the way northern development gets done could reopen aboriginal land claims that took decades to negotiate.  Indian and Northern Affairs Minister Chuck Strahl says his department has appointed a negotiator to restructure a confusing welter of northern regulatory...

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01 May Native languages in peril: report (The Vancouver Sun)

First Nations languages in British Columbia are in deep trouble and most will be lost within six years if immediate steps aren’t taken to improve language education, says a new report.  The grim assessment was made at a conference Friday by the First Peoples’ Heritage,...

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