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Daily update on what's making headlines in Indigenous country across Canada and beyond.

    APTN News Brief: April 21, 2021

    APTN News Brief: April 21, 2021

    Indigenous reaction is mixed to the latest Liberal budget, which includes 18 billion dollars in Indigenous-related spending. Traditional Six Nations chiefs call for an end to all development on disputed territory, and affirm support for an ongoing land occupation in Caledonia. Yukon's election finds an unusual way to settle an unprecedented tie in the territory’s least-populated riding. The Cree woman seen on video struggling with a Saskatoon grocery store security guard takes part in a political press conference. A jury finds former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and second-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of George Floyd.
    For the latest Indigenous news making headlines, watch the live APTN National News broadcast weeknights at 6 pm eastern.
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    • 8 min
    APTN News Brief: April 20, 2021

    APTN News Brief: April 20, 2021

    Highlights from the new federal budget related to Indigenous communities. First Nations leaders in Alberta question the process behind Bill C-51, a bill which would align Canadian law with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Nunavut reports another increase in case numbers of COVID-19. 
    For the latest Indigenous news making headlines, watch the live APTN National News broadcast weeknights at 6 pm eastern.
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    • 8 min
    APTN News Brief: April 19, 2021

    APTN News Brief: April 19, 2021

    One of the people who recorded widely-seen video of a violent confrontation outside a Saskatoon grocery store has spoken out about what happened. One week after it was held, Yukon's territorial election results remain up in the air. Nunavut’s lone case count of COVID-19 has since grown to thirteen. Indigenous Services Canada minister Marc Miller responds to a question about what might be in today’s federal budget for Indigenous peoples. 
    For the latest Indigenous news making headlines, watch the live APTN National News broadcast weeknights at 6 pm eastern.
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    APTN News Brief: April 16, 2021

    APTN News Brief: April 16, 2021

    For the first time ever, COVID-19 is present in the capital city of Iqaluit. A familiar face in the campaign to educate British Columbians about the virus now has it herself. A human trafficking investigation across multiple provinces has led to the arrest of a Mi’kmaw man in Nova Scotia. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations wants a Saskatoon grocery store  security guard charged after an online video showed him in a violent struggle with a First Nations woman.

    For the latest Indigenous news making headlines, watch the live APTN National News broadcast weeknights at 6 pm eastern.
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    • 6 min
    APTN News Brief: April 15, 2021

    APTN News Brief: April 15, 2021

    The clock is ticking on whether the Algonquins of Barriere Lake will come back to the negotiating table with Quebec over a proposed moratorium on moose hunting. Protestors occupy an insurance company’s head office because of its work with the Trans Mountain pipeline. An Ottawa police service investigation into the May 2020 RCMP killing of a Nunavut man has exonerated the officer. A Nunavut impact review board reverses its decision to block an Inuit-run cable TV network from carrying live hearings on the controversial Mary River mine.
    For the latest Indigenous news making headlines, watch the live APTN National News broadcast weeknights at 6 pm eastern.
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    • 5 min
    APTN News Brief: April 14, 2021

    APTN News Brief: April 14, 2021

    A spate of recent shootings on two First Nations in Alberta has residents concerned for their safety.  A Mi’kmaw food fishery is under investigation for fishing snow crab in the waters off Nova Scotia. The Pacheedaht First Nation issues a statement criticizing the actions of 'outsiders' fighting the logging of old-growth forest on Vancouver Island. The federal Indigenous Affairs committee takes another look at Bill C-15, which proponents say would ensure Canada's laws are in agreement with UNDRIP.

    For the latest Indigenous news making headlines, watch the live APTN National News broadcast weeknights at 6 pm eastern.
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