Report on missing, murdered Indigenous women to be released in June

OTTAWA — A much-anticipated report on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is set to be released to the public in June. The four-person...

Mamakwa calls for meaningful consultations with First Nations on Far North Act

QUEEN’S PARK – During question period Wednesday, NDP MPP Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) said the Ford Conservatives must stop undermining the government’s duty to consult...
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Sixties Scoop Class Action Settlement

Information session tour stops in Garden River First Nation Sault Ste‐Marie & Garden River First Nation - On April 6th, Collectiva and its First Nations'...

Senate committee to study extent of forced sterilization across Canada

OTTAWA — The Senate's human rights committee is launching a study about the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women. Senators on the committee say they want to hold...

Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples key theme in Liberal pre-election budget

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government plans to spend $4.5 billion over the next five years to try to narrow the socio-economic gap between...

Water Day Walk Set For March 22

The First Annual Indigenous Women’s Anti-Violence Task Force (IWAVTF) Nibi Giizhigat/Water Day Walk will be held Friday, March 22nd, 2019. The IWAVTF welcomes people...

National Arts Centre spotlights Indigenous and female artists in upcoming season

OTTAWA — The National Arts Centre says its upcoming lineup will give centre stage to female and Indigenous artists. The performing arts institution says programming will highlight women's...

Individual compensation announced for Indian Day Schools survivors

OTTAWA — Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says the government has reached a proposed settlement agreement with former Indian Day School students, including $10,000...

First Nations leaders praise Wilson-Raybould but don’t take sides against Trudeau

OTTAWA — Several Indigenous leaders say former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould was deeply brave in her explosive testimony on the SNC-Lavalin affair, but they're steering clear...

Liberals table ‘historic’ Indigenous child welfare bill

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has tabled its promised child welfare legislation aimed at stopping the over-representation of Indigenous children in foster care. The bill emphasizes the need...

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