NIR-15-01 - First Nations Land Disputes

Check out the comprehensive, classroom-ready resource guide linked to this News in Review segment, featuring a broad range of lesson plans and activities.
  • 2015
  • Added on: 01/21/2015

ReVision Quest

ReVision Quest mixes personal storytelling, current affairs interviews and comedy to explore issues affecting Native peoples today, kicking some ass-umptions about Aboriginal life along the way. It's a show about the First Nations experience, created by all First Nations producers. Our guide is Darrell Dennis, originally from the Shuswap First Nation in B.C. Darrell is an actor, comedian and screenwriter. He's ...
  • 2015
  • Added on: 11/26/2015

Engineering Connections

Join Richard Hammond on a quest to discover the Engineering Connections behind the world’s most advanced engineering projects. These structures are jewels of high technology, but Hammond discovers hidden deep in their DNA an amazing range of unexpected inventions and ideas – spanning right across history and originating from every corner of the globe – that had to have been ...
  • 2015
  • Added on: 09/23/2015

CBC News What is the AFN?

The Assembly of First Nations is an advocacy organization for First Nations peoples. It's the largest one in Canada, representing more than 900,000 people from 635 communities.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

The National First Nations Reserves Vulnerable to Fire

The deaths of three children in northern Saskatchewan are a cause for serious concern across the country. Canadians living on First Nations reserves are 10 times more likely to die in a house fire.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2014

The National Clean water a luxury no more for remote First Nation

Clean water will no longer be a luxury for a remote First Nation in northwestern Ontario, because for the first time in more than a decade, the community has a water treatment plant. Fixing First Nations' water problems has been a major promise from the Liberal government — but this is just one solution for one of the dozens of ...
  • 2018
  • 00:02:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/03/2018

The National New First Nation firefighters train to protect their communities

New volunteer firefighter recruits from First Nations in northern Saskatchewan are training to help prevent losses in their communities during wildfire season.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/11/2018

The National Wab Kinew on La Loche and Discrimination Against First Nations Children

Wab Kinew discusses the recent school shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan and a ruling that Canada discriminates against First Nation children.
  • 2016
  • 00:07:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/13/2017

The National Could a new approach to First Nations housing be a game-changer?

First Nations housing has been plagued with problems for decades. Now a new project is inviting one community to imagine and design their own homes, an approach that's radically different from the past.
  • 2017
  • 00:14:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/28/2017

The National Canada's first Arctic inshore rescue boat station

Next month marks the opening of Canada's first Arctic inshore rescue boat station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. It's also the first station that will be run by Inuit students hired by the Canadian Coast Guard.
  • 2018
  • 00:06:07
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

Indigenous land and resource management rights

As one CBC report says, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "is setting the bar high" with his promises to recognize and implement Indigenous rights, but many have questions about what his government's approach will change. This collection looks at the modern history of Indigenous land and resource managements rights, including some of the more contentious points. Whether involving federal and provincial ...
  • 2018
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/20/2018

ReVision Quest Labels

Is it First Nations, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Native? Labels can be very political. ReVision Quest is back by popular demand with a whole new series of hilarious and provocative topics. First Nations comic and host Darrell Dennis tackles assumptions about his aboriginal culture with humour and personality.
  • 2009
  • 00:26:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/11/2013

Indigenous Governance

In February 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his intention to develop, in collaboration with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, a Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework, which would include new legislation and new policies. Since that announcement, the Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs has held a series of consultations with First Nations, Inuit and Métis leaders ...
  • 2018
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2018

Ideas It Feels Like We're On the Cusp: First Nations and the Future of Canadian Citizenship

Part history lesson, part memoir, the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations takes to the stage to share stories of the people he represents and his own past. In his lecture titled It Feels Like We're On the Cusp, National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo sets out why he believes First Nations peoples are on the cusp of change. The ...
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/13/2014

The National Homelessness: The "Housing First" Approach

The National explores the complicated and difficult issue of homelessness in Victoria, BC. In recent years, the postcard image of this quaint seaside capital has been tarnished by increasing homelessness. Victoria's solution? To turn to Portland, Oregon for inspiration. Their mantra is "housing first". No matter how people wind up on the streets — drug addiction, mental illness, crime or ...
  • 2008
  • 00:23:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Current This Land is My Land: Nisga'a First Nation Moves to Privatize Land

As part of The Current's Project Money, Laura Lynch looks at a plan some are excited to begin, and others want to stop before it starts. Fifteen years after signing an historic and financially empowering land deal with the federal and provincial governments, the Nisga'a First Nation is among the first Aboriginal groups to approve ownership of private property.
  • 2013
  • 00:22:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

The National Historic First Nations land claim ruling

The Supreme Court has granted title to more than 1,700 square kilometres of land in B.C. to the Tsilhqot'in First Nation.
  • 2014
  • 00:04:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/10/2018

The National Stolen Children: Truth and Reconciliation

June 2010 marked the first national hearing of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, aimed at addressing the painful legacy of residential schools in Canada. First Nations, Métis and Inuit survivors began putting their stories on the official record as the Commission commenced its complex work. This collection of six documentaries from The National profiles Justice Murray Sinclair, Manitoba’s first Aboriginal judge and ...
  • 2010
  • 00:40:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Canadian Museum of Nature National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada: Frozen DNA

Learn about the National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada. This new facility to support the study of species diversity is the first of its kind in Canada with a national mandate. It preserves frozen animal and plant tissues as well as associated genetic material.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

Indigenous Youth

This collection takes a closer look at the hopes, experiences and challenges of Indigenous youth in Canada today. Among the topics examined are cultural identity, community engagement, education, the environment and relations with law enforcement.
  • 2017
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/08/2017

The National Three First World War soldiers identified as Canadians

The remains of three Canadian soldiers who died fighting in northern France during the First World War have recently been identified. The three soldiers from Winnipeg fought in the Battle of Hill 70 in August 1917, the first major action to be led by a Canadian commander. Canadian forces suffered 9,200 casualties in the battle.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/06/2018

The Nature of Things First Animals

For most of its existence, planet Earth has been a brutal, inhospitable, toxic nightmare, until a half billion years ago when – KABOOM! – life suddenly appeared. First Animals takes you back to the Cambrian Explosion through newly-discovered fossils that tell us more about our own origins. Renowned evolutionary biologist Maydianne Andrade is our guide, showing us how complex – and ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/17/2020

The National Trump's America First foreign policy comes with global stakes

Donald Trump's America First approach to foreign policy comes with global stakes, as the president angers U.S. allies with tariffs and other questionable decisions.
  • 2018
  • 00:08:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

CBC News Indigenous youth talk to press in front of B.C. Legislature (February 26, 2020)

Indigenous youth gathered on the steps of the B.C. Legislature repeat a series of demands, including calls for RCMP to leave Wet'suwet'en territory and for Coastal GasLink construction to end. They say they will continue to hold the space in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs at least until those calls are met. Among speakers are: Ta’Kaiya Blaney (Tla'Amin First Nation); Gina Mowat ...
  • 2020
  • 00:36:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/06/2020

The Nature of Things The Burgess Shale: Impressions of Life

They were the first animals on earth. All animals today, including the human species, go back in a direct line of descent to those first ancestors. Traces of these first animals have been beautifully preserved in fossils from a deposit in British Columbia, high in the Rocky Mountains in Yoho National Park. It's known as the Burgess Shale.
  • 1992
  • 00:46:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013