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Lakehead University Office of Indigenous Initiatives celebrates 180 Indigenous graduates – Anishinabek News

THUNDER BAY — The importance of ceremony, breaking the cycle of poverty, discipline and facing challenges such as systematic racism were highlighted during the Lakehead University Office of Indigenous Initiatives’ online Indigenous Student Graduation Celebration. “Somebody had said to me a month or so ago, ‘Oh, you just graduated from social work,’ and I said, […]

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Suspend him immediately’; Indigenous community calls for firing of London police officer – CTV News

June 28, 2020 LONDON, ONT. — Steps from London police headquarters, members of the local Indigenous community call for the firing of Const. Nicholas Doering. “I call on [Chief Steve Williams] to suspend him immediately,” says Cindy Chrisjohn into a megaphone to the crowd of over 100 supporters. Cindy is the sister of Debralee ChrisJohn, […]

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Celebrating the Indigenous health-care workers among your friends and family – CBC

CBC Indigenous asked you for your shout-outs, and you responded Jun 29, 2020 Through the month of June we’ve been sharing the stories of some of the many Indigenous health-care workers across the country working to keep their families and communities safe. Whether they’re working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic or keeping day-to […]

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Renaming Sir John A. Macdonald Hall won’t erase history, but acknowledge it – Queen’s Journal

June 29, 2020 Last week, the Faculty of Law launched consultations on the naming of the Sir John A. Macdonald Hall building. The Journal Editorial Board feels this is a step in the right direction, but that the University should ultimately change the building’s name. Macdonald still plays an essential role in Canadian textbooks; removing his […]

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Climate change is having a calamitous effect on Indigenous archeological sites in Canada’s North – University Affairs

JUN 29 2020 “We’re witnessing the disappearance of history,” says University of Toronto archeology professor Max Friesen, describing the destructive effects of climate change on archeological sites in Canada’s North. Dr. Friesen, who has done extensive fieldwork in the Mackenzie Delta region of the Northwest Territories, says that the accelerated pace of thawing and coastal […]

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Battered small businesses need help with two looming bills: Months of deferred GST/HST payments due tomorrow, rent due Wednesday – CFIB

Toronto, June 29, 2020 – GST/HST payments that had been deferred to June 30th are coming due tomorrow and many small businesses are worried that costly penalties and interest will start accumulating on amounts they can’t yet afford to pay, warns the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Adding to the high anxiety around cash […]

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Morning Brief: Tories ask AG to investigate feds tasking charity to administer student grants program – iPolitics

Jun 29, 2020 Good morning and happy Canada Day week. In case you were wondering, there will be no in-person Canada Day festivities Wednesday in downtown Ottawa. That has to be a first. Now on to today’s news. The opposition Conservatives are raising concerns about the Liberal government’s move to have the WE Charity administer […]

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We can’t create what’s not there’: Education the key to reconciling Dufferin County’s Indigenous history – orangeville

Dufferin County, just like many other parts of Canada, is arguably built on stolen land. The land was expropriated from Indigenous communities hundreds of years ago, by a paper agreement that promised a small payment which may or may not have ever been paid. Now, groups in Dufferin are trying to piece together what happened […]

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NAPS seizes methamphetamine in Fort Albany – Tbnewswatch.com

NAPS police arrest and charge three Fort Albany First Nation residents following multiple search warrants. FORT ALBANY, Ont. – Three Fort Albany First Nation residents are facing drug trafficking charges after police execute multiple search warrants. Nishawbe Aski Police Intelligence Unit, the NAPS Drug Enforcement Unit, The NAPS Emergency Response Team and the Fort Albany […]

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Feds, province get down in the gutter with $35 million in Northern Ontario infrastructure improvements – SooToday.com

Lakeview Bridge in Laird Township, Lakeside Drive in Thessalon are among improvements earmarked Roads, bridges and airport improvements headlined a combined $35-million dump of federal and provincial cash into 12 projects around Northern Ontario. The municipalities and a Manitoulin Island First Nation spent their share, adding more than $5 million for these upgrades. Among the […]

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