Who are ‘The Enbridge 18?’ A call to crowdsource Northern Gateway’s Aboriginal partners

This week, the Canadian oil and gas company Enbridge — operator of “the world’s longest, most sophisticated crude oil and liquids transportation system” — released a statement claiming that, with regard to Aboriginal support of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project, it has confirmed that Almost 60 percent of eligible Aboriginal communities along the [desired route], […]

UPDATED: An Aboriginal Who’s Who of Canadian Politics

After a record number of Aboriginal candidates participated in the last federal election, just how browner is Canada’s parliament? As you can see in this updated ‘Who’s Who’ of Aboriginal politicians in Canada’s Parliament, the numbers have risen slightly, but the biggest gains have been within the Conservative ranks. Read on! The House of Commons […]

Aboriginal language speakers: Canada’s spy agency wants you!

If you can speak any of this country’s 65 or so Aboriginal languages, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) may have a job for you. According to an ad on their website, Canada’s spy agency is seeking “Translators / Interpreters – Foreign and Aboriginal Languages” who among other things, “possess an excellent ability to work […]