The spring melt in B.C. uncovers crocuses — and garbage, by the truckload in some spots Illegal trash dumping costs millions of dollars provincewide and it has groups calling for everything from stiffer fines to more surreptitious monitoring. The Penticton Indian Band recently installed a hidden camera to stop trash tipping and conservationRead More →

Minnesota utility regulators have granted a final approval to Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement. The Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday unanimously rejected the last pending petitions for reconsideration, including one from the state Commerce Department. The Commerce Department had joined with tribal and environmental groups inRead More →

Improving the quality and availability of food could help reduce mental health issues among Indigenous populations in Canada, say researchers who analyzed survey responses from 14,000 Indigenous adults. Suicide is a major cause of death among First Nations, Métis and Inuit people. Collectively, suicide rates among Indigenous peoples are twoRead More →