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Rally for Indigenous Rights at the Supreme Court

Join Amnesty International at an important rally for indigenous rights outside the Supreme Court. On November 30th, Clyde River Inuit and the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation are heading to the Supreme Court of Canada to uphold the legal right of Indigenous Peoples to be consulted on energy projects that will impact their communities. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 2016345 Views

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Beyond Missing and Murdered Women: Covering Indigenous Communities – Ryerson U

It’s 2016: Has coverage of indigenous issues shifted from niche media to the mainstream? Join Lenny Carpenter, program manager of the Indigenous Reporters Program for Journalists for Human Rights; Karyn Pugliese, executive director of News and Current Affairs for APTN; Tanya Talaga, reporter with the Toronto Star; Connie Walker, investigative reporter for CBC News; and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 2016309 Views

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Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre Halloween Party

WHEN October 27, 2016 at 6pm – 8pm WHERE Halloween Party CONTACT Reception · [email protected] · 905-871-8931 NT5

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2016347 Views

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The Secret Path Premiere

Nishnawbe Aski Nation and CBC Thunder Bay invite you to the premiere of The Secret Path animated film on CBC Television. Sunday October 23, 2016 Thunder Bay Community Auditorium, 1 Paul Shaffer Drive Symposium & Refreshments 7 p.m. Ceremony & Welcoming 8 p.m. Film Screening 9 p.m. Admission is free. Donations of non-perishable food items for […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2016380 Views

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Sharing Indigenous Voices: From Thoughts to Being on Nov 4-5

November 4-5, 2016 Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street W, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3 Register Indigenous education includes cultures, traditions, and histories in a reciprocal process that engages students, staff, parents, and community partners to collaborate for student success. It is important that all voices are heard and valued. Closing the gap in Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 2016392 Views

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Salon 27 – Truth & Reconciliation in Toronto – October 13, 2016

Salon 27 – Truth & Reconciliation in Toronto – October 13. 2016 Toronto has the largest Indigenous urban population in Canada.  What does Truth and Reconciliation mean in our particular urban context? Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam will moderate a panel discussion with four leaders from Toronto’s Indigenous communities to hear their insights about building an inclusive […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 2016327 Views

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Water is Sacred: Voices from the Front Lines on Sept 20

Grassy Narrows has learned that Health Canada carried out tests on umbilical cord blood of scores of babies between 1978 and 1992. At least 143 people were identified as high-risk for mercury poisoning but Health Canada won’t reveal their names so that they can get the care they need. Chrissy Swain was born in 1979 but has […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2016394 Views

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Imprisoning the Innocent: Bail and Wrongful Convictions in Canada

September 12, 2016 Visit the event page to RSVP! Over the past few years, the bail system has been identified as an area in need of reform within the Canadian criminal justice system. In 2014/2015, nearly 60% of those behind bars were in pre-trial detention. Within the past 30 years, the remand rate in Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2016355 Views

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Is incremental equality for First Nations Children compatible with reconciliation?

27 September 2016 – 7:30am to 27 September 2016 – 8:45am Parliamentary Restaurant, Centre Block (6th Floor), Parliament Building A Canadian Human Rights Tribunal landmark ruling released on January 26, 2016 found that the Canadian government is racially discriminating against 163,000 First Nations children and their families by providing flawed and inequitable child welfare services […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2016383 Views

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Hope and Happiness Wellness Services Hosts Annual Indoor Ultramarathon

Hope and Happiness Wellness Services Hosts Annual Indoor Ultramarathon Run4RKids is held on January 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., proceeds are donated to Hope and Happiness Wellness Services – a Not-For-profit that provides programs and services to benefit those suffering from trauma, grief, addiction and other distressing situations. The focus for this year’s […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2015864 Views

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