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Alberta targets dollars for reclamation of wells in and around First Nations and Métis settlements

Alberta targets dollars for reclamation of wells in and around First Nations and Métis settlements

Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage said the program served a number of purposes, including creating much needed work in the hard-hit oil field sector and restoring the land.
Alberta’s agreements With Northern First Nations sets parameters for development in sensitive areas

Alberta’s agreements With Northern First Nations sets parameters for development in sensitive areas

The management zone is about 65 kilometres northwest of Fort McMurray and covers a 10-kilometre radius around Gardiner Lake (also known as Moose Lake) and Namur Lake (also known as Buffalo Lake).
Indigenous leaders say it’s time for a First Nation Governor General

Indigenous leaders say it’s time for a First Nation Governor General

Former commissioner of the MMIWG national inquiry, Michele Audette, believes that an Indigenous person in the position would be able to tell the real history of Canada and its Indigenous people.
'A long-awaited moment': Alberta finalizes Moose Lake plan, ending 20 years of negotiations Fort McMurray Today

'A long-awaited moment': Alberta finalizes Moose Lake plan, ending 20 years of negotiations Fort McMurray Today

Talks about preserving Moose Lake and creating a buffer zone began in 2001.
Alberta expands Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland area near Wood Buffalo National Park

Alberta expands Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland area near Wood Buffalo National Park

The province established the Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland in 2019 and covers more than 160,000 hectares.
Fort McKay First Nation, Alberta reach agreement on Moose Lake access management plan

Fort McKay First Nation, Alberta reach agreement on Moose Lake access management plan

The Moose Lake Access Management Plan (AMP), released on Tuesday, prohibits major infrastructure development within that buffer zone.
Calgary Hitmen to play home games in abbreviated season on Tsuut’ina Nation

Calgary Hitmen to play home games in abbreviated season on Tsuut’ina Nation

While the majority of WHL clubs are still awaiting word on when their season might begin, Alberta Health and provincial officials have given approval for the WHL’s five Alberta-based squads to commence an abbreviated 24-game regular season schedule to start Feb. 26.
Chief Bruneau: Papaschase First Nation Should Be Part Of The Edmonton Urban Reserve Discussions

Chief Bruneau: Papaschase First Nation Should Be Part Of The Edmonton Urban Reserve Discussions

In practice, this means that the Papaschase Nation isn’t an officially recognized band, despite having an elected council since 1999.
'A long-awaited moment': Alberta finalizes Moose Lake plan, ending 20 years of negotiations

'A long-awaited moment': Alberta finalizes Moose Lake plan, ending 20 years of negotiations

Community members have used the land as a place for hunting, fishing and trapping activities protected by treaty.
Stoney Nakoda Food Market providing food security during COVID-19 pandemic

Stoney Nakoda Food Market providing food security during COVID-19 pandemic

“Transportation is a huge issue … And fresh fruits and grocery stores have not developed along the reserve,” Khan said. “Bringing the food market specifically to the reserve it gives the Nation members an opportunity to purchase fresh fruits and veggies at a pretty good price.”