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Free red scarves drape Six Nations war memorials for World AIDS Day – Grand River Sachem

Initiative is part of health services campaign for Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week It is a space dedicated to quiet reflection and remembrance of those who have fallen fighting for the greater good. Shrieks of laughter and friendly chatter filled Six Nations Veterans Memorial Park, which was draped with red scarves Nov. 29 to support World […]

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First Nations chiefs gather in Ottawa for special assembly – CTV

December 3, 2019 OTTAWA — Hundreds of First Nations chiefs from across Canada are gathering in Ottawa today for a special assembly. The national meeting, hosted by the Assembly of First Nations, will discuss political strategy and policy on key issues, including the Trudeau government’s pledge to implement a bill harmonizing Canada’s laws with the […]

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Ignoring all those inconvenient traditional and unceded Indigenous rights: Neil Macdonald – CBC

Despite gushing declarations of support for Indigenous people, government defies order to compensate Dec 03, 2019 I often wonder, when I hear some important speaker rattle off the rote land acknowledgements that have become the standard introduction for official events in this country, whether Indigenous people are getting sick of being constantly and dolefully reminded […]

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Morning Brief: Premiers reach consensus on priorities at Toronto-area meeting – iPolitics

Dec 3, 2019 Good morning, readers. Canada’s 13 premiers are asking Ottawa to allow the country’s provinces and territories to opt-out of federal transfer programs, and to be compensated “fully” for that decision, should they make it. The request was made following a one-day meeting of the Council of the Federation near Toronto Pearson International […]

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Climate policy should reflect the resilience of northern Indigenous communities – The Narwhal

Canada can do that by integrating Indigenous knowledge and social capital in our climate policy framework This year, Canada experienced record-breaking temperatures across the nation, with a larger increase above normal temperatures in the north than in the south. Canada’s annual average temperature has warmed 1.7C since 1948, but in northern Canada it has increased […]

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First Indigenous Fringe Festival taking shape – Globalnews.ca

Canada’s newest Fringe Festival will be hosted by Gzowski College in Peterborough in 2020 . We speak with Joeann Argue, Assistant Professor in Indigenous Performance, Trent University and Lee Bolton, Theatre Coordinator, Nozhem First Peoples Performance Space, who are now part of the Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival Collective. NIFF is a unique part of an […]

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care encourages families to open hearts and homes to support children in need – Anishinabek News

THUNDER BAY — Northern Superior Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief Edward Wawia recalled how his parents raised four foster children during Dilico Anishinabek Family Care’s recent call for more foster care families and individuals. “I come from a family of 16, and my parents raised four boys besides us 16,” Wawia says. “I remember when […]

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Original Voices: Experience Indigenous languages in Canada – CBC

Explore a few of the many diverse Indigenous languages that exist across the country Dec 02, 2019 The United Nations declared 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages to raise awareness of them, in order to both benefit people who speak these languages and to help others appreciate their importance to the world’s cultural […]

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London foundation tackling gender inequality at next community session – The London Free Press

Low pay, precarious work, poor housing, single-family income, violence, discrimination – women often face the brunt of the problems plaguing London, advocates and researchers say. That’s one reason why the London Community Foundation is bringing a wide range of speakers to its next Vital Conversation Dec. 4, with a focus on gender inequality. “There are […]

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Federal Court strikes down request from Canada to have human rights tribunal ruling put on hold – APTN News

November 29, 2019 Canada has lost an effort to have a ruling from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) put on hold until the Federal Court heard a judicial review of its compensation ruling. Specifically, Canada wanted the court to pause a Dec. 10, 2019 order to have the government meet with the parties involved […]

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