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Senators amend legislation aimed at removing sexism from Indian Act – Globe and Mail

Senators have amended government legislation that was drafted to remove some of the sexism from the Indian Act in ways that the Indigenous Affairs Minister warned she would not support, saying it could give Indian status and the accompanying benefits to as many as two million additional Canadians. The amendment to Bill S-3 is aimed […]

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Families of missing, murdered women urge critics to get behind national inquiry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 25, 2017  OTTAWA _ Families of missing and murdered women are raising their voices in defence of the national public inquiry as it faces a stream of criticism from advocates and indigenous leaders. Bernie Williams, who has spent more than 30 years on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside raising awareness about missing and murdered […]

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CBC planning to roll out reinvented ‘The National’ in October – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 25, 2017  By Lauren La Rose THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ As Peter Mansbridge prepares to bid farewell to “The National,” the CBC’s flagship news program is looking to possibly enlist multiple hosts for the anchor desk. “We want it to be a show around active journalists,” Jennifer McGuire, general manager and […]

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Guest Curator: Caroline Forcier-Holloway – LAC

Canada: Who Do We Think We Are? is a new exhibition by Library and Archives Canada (LAC) marking the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation. This exhibition is accompanied by a year-long blog series. Join us every month during 2017 as experts, from LAC, across Canada and even farther afield, provide additional insights on items from […]

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College future bright – The Chronicle Journal

May 25, 2017 Celebrating 50 years and looking forward to the future, Confederation College president Jim Madder gave his address to the community at the president’s breakfast on Wednesday. “We’re celebrating the last 50 years and what has gone on in the last year,” said Madder. The college started with just a Thunder Bay campus […]

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27 homeless deaths in Toronto in just three months – Thestar.com

May 25, 2017 Homeless people in Toronto are dying at a rate of more than two per week, according to disturbing new data collected by the city. Homeless people in Toronto are dying at a rate of more than two per week on average, according to disturbing new data collected by the city. From January […]

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Police board responds to OIRPD review – Tbnewswatch.com

Vice-chair of the Thunder Bay Police Board says there is ‘no evidence’ of systemic racism in police force after OIRPD investigation expands. THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Police Services Board and the Thunder Bay Police Association stand behind the local police service and believe a review by a provincial watchdog will find no evidence […]

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Planet Stitch makes complete orbit at Aamjiwnaang Park – The Sarnia Journal

May 25, 2017 Duffy Simon was a 26-year-old Lambton College business grad with a strong work ethic and a big love of sports when he started his own company in 2006. Nearly 12 years later, he has made a large reinvestment in his expanding business and opened a new showroom, production floor and offices that […]

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Youth in care deserve support till age 25 – Thestar.com

May 25, 2017 Governments across Canada are neglecting our responsibility to kids in care and the outcomes for these vulnerable youth is predictably bleak. Growing up in government care in Manitoba was difficult. The deep politicization of child welfare didn’t help matters. Polarized public opinion and a controversy-avoidant government shaped the legislation and policies that […]

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Homeward Bound: Program finds housing for homeless indigenous Hamiltonians – TheSpec.com

At the end of the day, Natasha Findlay-Clairmont has a safe place to go — a house that she can build a life from. But it’s not just a house, it’s a home, with her beautiful handmade dream catchers filling a small, but bright living room and two bedrooms where her kids no longer have […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20173 Views

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