Logan Perley

Logan Perley is a Wolastoqi journalist from Tobique First Nation and a reporter at CBC New Brunswick. You can email him at logan.perley@cbc.ca or follow him on Twitter @LoganPerley.

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St. Mary's First Nation opens addictions after-care centre

St. Mary's First Nation hosted an open house on Tuesday afternoon for a new after-care treatment home for people making the transition back into the community from addictions rehabilitation centres. 

Provincial parks see more New Brunswick visitors than years past

With travel restrictions preventing New Brunswickers from travelling outside the Atlantic region this summer, more have turned to provincial parks for their vacation.

Fredericton rooming-house tenants served eviction letters

The owner of a rooming house in downtown Fredericton served eviction notices on the long weekend, leaving 20 to 30 people scrambling to find new homes in a city where apartments are scarce.

Wolastoqi scholar says Indigenous language bill will just sap scarce resources

A new bill on Indigenous language education would undermine the critical need for Wolastoqey immersion classes for Indigenous students, says St. Thomas University professor emeritus Andrea Bear-Nicholas.  

Chiefs walk out of meeting after Higgs doesn't agree on inquiry into systemic racism

First Nation chiefs walked out of a meeting with Premier Blaine Higgs on Thursday afternoon after the premier refused to agree to an inquiry into systemic racism in the justice system and policing in New Brunswick.

Listuguj First Nation community still hoping to join N.B. bubble

As COVID-19 restrictions are eased in New Brunswick, Listuguj First Nation will have to continue keeping its distance.

Mi'kmaq community holds healing walk in memory of Rodney Levi

Community members are performing a healing walk ahead of the funeral of Rodney Levi, a Metepenagiag First Nation member shot by RCMP last week.

First Nations chiefs and N.B. premier meet to discuss systemic racism

Representatives of the New Brunswick provincial government met with First Nations chiefs Wednesday morning to discuss the issue of systemic racism in the province's justice system and the need for broad structural change.

Wolastoqey Nation leaders call premier's comments 'insensitive' and 'cruel'

Chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick have released a statement that calls the Province of New Brunswick “tone-deaf and condescending” in its comments about the shooting of Chantel Moore in Edmundston last week.

On MMIWG report anniversary, Indigenous leaders left grieving for Chantel Moore

On the one-year anniversary of the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Chantel Moore, a 26-year-old Nuu-chah-nulth woman, was fatally shot by an Edmundston police officer during a wellness check early Thursday. 

Group rallies at legislature after Crown decision not to appeal Brady Francis verdict

Fifty supporters of Brady Francis's family rallied outside the New Brunswick Legislature on Wednesday, disappointed the acquittal of the man accused in his death won't be appealed.

New online resource aims to help French-speaking people learn Wolastoqey

French-speaking people looking to learn the Wolastoqey language have a new resource to help them.

After a delayed start, Fredericton's Cultural Market finally opens in its new home

After a tough start to 2020, the Fredericton Cultural Market has finally re-opened in its new location. The market, which offers international foods and local products, was forced to close late last year due to renovations at it's previous location in the Fredericton Cultural Centre on Saunders St. 

New Brunswick Indigenous Summer Games cancelled amid COVID-19 pandemic

It was announced last week that the 2020 New Brunswick Indigenous Summer Games have been cancelled. The annual games were set to be hosted in Ugpi'Ganjig this summer during the last week of July and beginning of August.

Wolastoqi artist paints teepee as space to honour, share language

Wolastoqi artist Natalie Sappier began work on a new project to honour those who are preserving Indigenous languages