By THE CANADIAN PRESS - Dec 27
WINNIPEG — The federal government is considering turning university grants for aboriginal students into repayable loans.
The Winnipeg Free Press said in a report from Ottawa that Patricia Valladao, spokeswoman for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, confirmed the Post-Secondary Student Support Program is under review.
ALLIANCE: Indigenous groups want to participate in global warming talks.
By ARTHUR MAX, The Associated Press - December 23rd, 2008
POZNAN, Poland -- Chief Bill Erasmus of the Dene nation in northern Canada brought a stark warning about the climate crisis: The once abundant herds of caribou are dwindling, rivers are running lower and the ice is too thin to hunt on.