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Edmonton Arts Council announces the recipients of the 2020 Artist Trust Fund Awards

Edmonton Arts Council announces the recipients of the 2020 Artist Trust Fund Awards

The Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund (EATF) is a joint project of the Edmonton Arts Council and the Edmonton Community Foundation.
Edmonton Police Service Joins Boyle Street Community In A New Collaborative HELP Unit

Edmonton Police Service Joins Boyle Street Community In A New Collaborative HELP Unit

HELP focuses on those individuals at greatest risk for victimization and offending, and at greatest risk and harm to themselves, others, and the community as a whole.
The year in Stoney Nakoda

The year in Stoney Nakoda

Looking back on the stories that dominated Cochrane in 2020.
Îethka Voices with Trent Fox: Congratulations to all who were elected to serve Chiniki

Îethka Voices with Trent Fox: Congratulations to all who were elected to serve Chiniki

Chiniki First Nation held their election Dec. 8. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, only scrutineers were permitted inside the Bearspaw Youth Center to witness the count. However, the entire event was livestreamed online.
'The value of your elders': First Nation using youth to spread COVID-19 message

'The value of your elders': First Nation using youth to spread COVID-19 message

MORLEY, Alta. — A First Nation in Alberta is turning to its youth to help spread the message to older members about the dangers of COVID-19.
History with personality

History with personality

Sheila Willis’ new history book catches the flavour of the times
Alberta wants Ottawa to clarify what free, prior and informed consent means before UNDRIP implementation

Alberta wants Ottawa to clarify what free, prior and informed consent means before UNDRIP implementation

Last week on Dec. 16, Treaty 6 became the third group of First Nations to sign a protocol agreement with the Alberta government in 15 months. The agreement sets out how the province and the nations will work together to address economic and social issues.
New agreement will create open dialogue between government and Treaty Six First Nations

New agreement will create open dialogue between government and Treaty Six First Nations

Treaty Six First Nations and the provincial government have signed an agreement that will open the doors for ministers, chiefs, and councils to sit together regularly to discuss important issues like healthcare, education, and economic development.
A look at the Indigenous names for Edmonton's 12 wards

A look at the Indigenous names for Edmonton's 12 wards

EDMONTON — The City of Edmonton approved a bylaw earlier this month to change the names of its 12 wards to Indigenous ones. Here are the new names and their meanings: Nakota Isga (Ward 1): (NAH'-koh-tah EE'-ska). Of Sioux origin meaning "the people.
'Shift in perspective:' Indigenous place names moving Canada from colonial past

'Shift in perspective:' Indigenous place names moving Canada from colonial past

EDMONTON — To Terri Suntjens, symbolism means everything. That's why she decided to get involved with the City of Edmonton's initiative to rename its wards.