Meeting trailblazer and residential school survivor Ann Thomas Callahan a highlight of my year

CBC’s Lenard Monkman reflects on meeting Ann Thomas Callahan, a residential school survivor and one of Manitoba’s first Indigenous nurses. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Tsuut'ina riding program uses horses to teach life lessons

For more than a decade, young people in the Tsuut’ina Nation have learned about horses and life at a riding program offered on the reserve. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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What Attawapiskat taught me about reporting in Indigenous communities

Recalling the sunset view from the church bell tower in Attawapiskat, Nic Meloney wonders how many of the residents have seen their community from that point of view? Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Thunder Bay, Ont., doctor 'surprised and proud' being appointed to Order of Canada

A Thunder Bay, Ont., doctor says he was “surprised and proud” to learn that he was appointed to the Order of Canada earlier this week, but says he’s unsure “what he’s done to deserve More...

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Former CFS executive files lawsuit against Manitoba gov't over allowance clawback

The former CEO of the Southern Authority is fighting back against the Manitoba government by taking them to court in hopes of launching a class action lawsuit to end a long-standing practice of the province clawing More...

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Father and son Mohawk ironworkers help raise record-breaking roller coaster

Ironwork has been a longstanding tradition for many Mohawk communities. It’s no different for Kyle and Kim Baptiste from Tyendinaga. The father and son duo have built structures across Ontario, including More...

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Jo-ann Archibald receives Order of Canada for helping advance Indigenous education in schools

Archibald, also known by her Stó:lō name Q’um Q’um Xiiem, is a member of the Soowahlie and Xaxli’p First Nations. She spent her career helping to advance Indigenous educational programs in Canadian More...

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Canada pledges to review border policy regarding Indigenous nations

Marc Miller, parliamentary secretary for Crown-Indigenous Relations, is pledging consultations on change, saying the U.S./Canada border has had the effect of ‘impeding on cultural and traditional activities, More...

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Ontario names former Lac Seul chief as 'special adviser' on Indigenous affairs

The Ontario government has named the former chief of Lac Seul First Nation in northwestern Ontario to an adviser’s role to the province’s Indigenous affairs minister. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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EPA to make it harder to tighten mercury rules in the future

If adopted, the change would prevent regulators from calculating positive health effects — known as “co-benefits” — that come from reducing pollutants other than those being targeted. The shift could have More...