According to canada.com, Premier McGuinty, of Ontario, will be appointing a Minister of Aboriginal Affairs which will be his sole responsibility.
As the Métis National Council was unable to elect a national president at its General Assembly on October 13-14, 2007, the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development has issued a statement saying that it cannot enter into any new funding arrangements
Jeff Rud of the Times Colonist reports on the reception of the treaty in the B.C. legislature among the Liberals and NDP.
Saskatchewan is in the middle of an election, and now, suddenly all three parties are saying that the they want to partner will Aboriginal peoples when there are policy changes or industrial development. This article is by Janet French of The StarPhoenix.
Wynyard RCMP have been searching for 78 year old Emily Osmond, from the Kawacatoose First Nation district, since August 29, 2007. Contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) if you have any information and view the Missing Person poster for the pertinent information.
Inuit environmentalist Sheila Watt-Cloutier was considered for a Nobel Peace Prize along with former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore. Although she did not share in the honor she stated, "As long as the earth is a winner, I am very pleased ...".