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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Child welfare system part of ongoing 'genocide': Manitoba aboriginal group
WINNIPEG - A Manitoba aboriginal group says the province's child welfare system is part of an ongoing "genocide" and needs to be completely overhauled.....Read More
Assembly of First Nations want probe of Winnipeg police handling of missing teen
WINNIPEG - The Assembly of First Nations is calling for an independent probe of how Winnipeg police handled the disappearance of a teen whose body was eventually pulled from the Red River.....Read More
Chairman says FCC will consider petition to ban 'Redskins' from public airwaves
WASHINGTON - The head of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency will consider a petition to ban the Washington Redskins nickname from the public airwaves.....Read More
Enbridge eyes growth opportunities outside of North American home base
CALGARY - Enbridge Inc. is eyeing new opportunities outside of its home base of North America, including early-stage plans to build a multibillion-dollar pipeline through Colombia.....Read More
Head of aboriginal women's group stepping down to seek Liberal nomination
OTTAWA - The president of the Native Women's Association of Canada will relinquish her post later this year as she tries to run for the federal Liberals in the next election.....Read More
Gambling industry paid out $38 billion in US, state, local taxes in 2013, group's report says
LAS VEGAS - The gambling industry nationwide paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013, according to a report from the American Gaming Association.....Read More
Alberta ranchers to conserve huge tract of native grassland
CALGARY - Southern Alberta ranchers have banded together to preserve a huge swath of almost untouched native grassland that some call a prairie Serengeti.....Read More
Judge orders man accused of teen's murder to stand trial in B.C. Supreme Court
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The man accused of killing a teenaged girl in Kamloops, B.C., and leaving her lifeless body in a ravine has been ordered to stand trial in B.C. Supreme Court.....Read More
Federal court upholds Alberta First Nation's removal of chief over conflict
BROCKET, Alta. - A federal court has upheld a ruling by an Alberta First Nation to remove its former chief from office.....Read More
Clark says path of peace on schools, aboriginals, resources, shapes B.C. future
WHISTLER, B.C. - In what sounded more like a speech to the United Nations rather than local politicians, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark travelled through history from past aboriginal-settler conflicts to the recently concluded teachers' strike to highlight how the path to peace can shape the province's future.....Read More
Feds, Navajo officials sign off on $554M settlement over mismanagement of tribal resources
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - The Navajo Nation has received a settlement from the federal government over allegations of mismanagement oftribal resources, the largest of its kind for an American Indian tribe.....Read More
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