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Tsuut’ina’s massive development among several urban initiatives as Indigenous youth flock to cities

Tsuut'ina billboardChief says 500-hectare project on Calgary’s western edge will help move First Nation through ‘dark period’

By Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press, Jan 3, 2018

Bulldozers and excavators are cutting a broad swath through the reserve land of the Tsuut’ina in southwest Calgary as part of a transformative project gets underway.

The push to finish the city’s ring road has meant a $340.7-million payment to the First Nation for the land, and has helped create opportunities for economic reconciliation, said Lee Crowchild, chief of the Tsuut’ina. Read the rest of this entry

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