Latest Aboriginal Stories

2014-05-23 12:23:57

TORONTO, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Chantelle Bellrichard has been awarded The Canadian Journalism Foundation's inaugural CJF Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship. Bellrichard, an associate producer at CBC Vancouver and a web developer at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, will use this opportunity to explore the newly implemented First Nations health governance model in British Columbia. Bellrichard's mixed heritage includes Métis ancestry. "Chantelle impressed us with her proposal...

2014-04-30 12:27:06

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Early-career journalists are encouraged to apply for The Canadian Journalism Foundation's Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship before today's deadline at 5:00pm EDT. The new fellowship aims to foster better understanding of Aboriginal issues in Canada's major media and community outlets, The fellowship allows an Aboriginal journalist early in his or her career the opportunity to explore an issue of interest to First Nations, Métis or Inuit peoples...

2014-04-01 12:32:00

TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - To foster better understanding of Aboriginal issues in Canada's major media and community outlets, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is pleased to introduce the new CJF Aboriginal Journalism Fellowship. "This is a very special new initiative for CJF," says Bob Lewis, chair of the CJF. "It aims in a small way to help bridge the yawning gap between traditional news media and the oft-ignored stories of Canada's Aboriginal people. The...

2014-01-30 12:23:29

MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC), in partnership with Cementation Canada Inc., the Morris Group Limited, Flying Post First Nation, Lac Seul First Nation, Mattagami First Nation and Wahgoshig First Nation, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the intent to capitalize the First Nations Mining Corporation (FNMC). FNMC will form joint venture partnerships with local Aboriginal communities to promote, develop and...

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