Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: First Nations

Services agreement signed for Vancouver’s Sen̓áḵw development 

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The Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) announced the signing of a services agreement with the City of Vancouver. This agreement is an important step as...

Yukon government awards contract to replace Nisutlin Bay Bridge

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The Yukon government’s Nisutlin Bay Bridge replacement project has been awarded to Graham Infrastructure LP for $160 million. The new Nisutlin Bay Bridge will be...

Ontario invests in training for Indigenous people for highway project

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The Ontario government is investing more than $3.7 million to train 110 members of Treaty #3 First Nations communities for rewarding careers in construction....

Indigenous Infrastructure 

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Advocating for an inclusive and secure future with AFN Director of Infrastructure, Irving LeBlanc. By Connie Vitello What are the unique challenges facing Indigenous infrastructure in...

New program to help advance opportunities for First Nations

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The First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) announced the launch of its Sustaining Partners Program. ­ The program furthers FNMPC’s ability to advance relationships between...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families...

Canada and Ontario invest in new Indigenous Cultural Centre at Algoma...

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The governments of Canada and Ontario announced joint funding for a new Indigenous Cultural Centre at Sault Ste. Marie’s Algoma University. The federal government is investing...

Funding for recreation and green infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan

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More than $53 million in joint funding for 24 recreation and green infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan will help the province address infrastructure improvements to...

Government of Canada to double community-building fund payments

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Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland recently announced that annual gas tax fund payments to municipalities and First Nations communities will double...

CIB launches Indigenous community infrastructure initiative

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) recently announced the launch of the Indigenous Community Infrastructure Initiative (ICII), with a target to invest at least $1...