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Historian says Macdonald statue must go – Belleville Intelligencer

September 28, 2020 A national historian says the Holding Court statue of Sir John A. Macdonald should not have a place in downtown Picton. Dr. Sean Carleton, an assistant professor in the history department at the University of Manitoba, appeared before the Macdonald working group via Zoom Friday afternoon and told members allowing the statue […]

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Fort Frances to gift fire truck to Couchiching First Nation – CBC

Sep 28, 2020 The Town of Fort Frances will look at gifting one of its reserve pumper trucks to neighbouring Couchiching First Nation. Town council will consider the idea on Monday night, as the fire department said the pumper is no longer needed by the Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service. The truck is already […]

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First Nations police services seek higher, stable funding after throne speech – Globalnews.ca

September 26, 2020 The Rama Police Service, which serves the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, does not have dedicated funding for forensic and crime investigation units, or to provide aid to victims. Rama Police Chief Jerel Swamp said the force provides front-line, culturally responsive policing to the community near Orillia, Ont., and like other Indigenous […]

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Indigenous Food Circle in Ontario using food production as tool for reconciliation – APTN News

A group in Thunder Bay called the Indigenous Food Circle is linking traditional harvesting and food preparation to help people get back to their roots. “Food feeds your spirit,” says Shelby Gagnon. “The moose meat, that rice, that plant that you have in your tea.” Gagnon is the project coordinator of the circle which offers […]

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Initiative translates COVID-19 resources into Indigenous languages – Excalibur Online

Founded by a group of medical students and master of public health candidates, four individuals at Translations 4 Our Nations (TFON) have led a global initiative in translating COVID-19 resources into more than 40 Indigenous languages from over 30 countries. The initiative partnered with Indigenous communities during the pandemic to facilitate the accessibility of health […]

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Editorial: Despite reconciliation, colonialism is alive and well in Canada – The Fulcrum

Apologies sound nice but governments are still ignoring Indigenous voices in 2020 One of the most recognizable acts of activism observed by non-Indigenous Canadians all over the country today is land acknowledgments. But while they are a way to reflect on Canada’s colonialist past and history of broken treaties, they fail to address its colonialist […]

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Morning Brief: Fresh polling and a look at the week ahead – iPolitics

Sep 28, 2020 Good morning. Canadians are split over whether they want their MPs to snap in line behind their party on everything, according to a new Mainstreet poll. Liberal voters voiced the strongest support for the party line (55%), while Bloc supporters were most likely to want their MPs to show a strong backbone […]

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University of Toronto receives single largest gift in Canadian history from James and Louise Temerty to support advances in human health and health care

A $250-million gift will support discovery, collaboration, innovation, equity and student well-being across the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and its affiliated hospital network, advancing its leadership as a global centre of excellence in human health and health care. The transformational gift from the Temerty Foundation, established by James and Louise Temerty, will support […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20209 Views

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COVID-19: The week in review (September 21-25) – TVO

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province Sep 25, 2020 This article was last updated at 10:37 a.m. TVO.org reporters and editors are tracking stories about the coronavirus pandemic in all regions of the province. Here’s what Ontarians need to know. Provincewide Per today’s government report, there are 409 new cases in Ontario, for a total of […]

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Protecting the planet includes protecting the most vulnerable – Queen’s Journal

The Queen’s community discusses the connections between climate activism, capitalism, and anti-racism September 25, 2020 This piece uses “Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC)” to refer to the experiences of racialized students. We acknowledge this term is not universal. Shoshannah Bennett-Dwara, undergraduate student trustee, knows the fight for climate justice goes hand in hand […]

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