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Historic visit:’ Indigenous groups welcome Pope Francis’ planned Canadian tour – Toronto Star

May 13, 2022 Indigenous groups are welcoming news that Pope Francis plans to visit Canada this summer following his apology last month for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in residential schools. The Vatican said Friday that the pontiff is to stop in Alberta, Quebec and Nunavut, and that the capital cities of Edmonton, Quebec City […]

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Indigenous tourism association sponsors two JUNO Awards – Timmins Today

Attawapiskat’s Adrian Sutherland is nominated for Contemporary Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year at this weekend’s awards Officials with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) are getting into the music business—sort of. ITAC is sponsoring a pair of categories at this year’s JUNO Awards. A weeklong celebration of the Canadian music scene, JUNO […]

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Vatican announces late July visit by Pope Francis to Canada – CBC

Pontiff to make 3 major stops in Edmonton, Quebec City and Iqaluit May 12, 2022 The Vatican formally announced Friday a visit by Pope Francis to Canada from July 24 to 29. The Pope will make three main stops, in Edmonton, Quebec City and Iqaluit, during the last week of July. CBC News previously reported the three cities were under strong consideration […]

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First Nations: Did some of your members go to residential school? – OKT

First Nations: Did some of your members go to residential school? If yes, there is a class action underway now that may apply to you, as a First Nation. This class action is asking for a decision from your First Nation by the end this month – that’s right, by May 31, 2022. Currently many […]

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A community of care’: First Nations House celebrates Indigenous grads at U of T – University of Toronto

May 12, 2022 Angelique Belcourt and Kristine Keon recently took the stage at a graduation event, held at First Nations House, that celebrated Indigenous students who completed their studies at the University of Toronto. Tears of joy flowed almost immediately. “We’ve gone through a lot together,” said Belcourt, who will receive her master’s degree in […]

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NDP MP calls on Trudeau government to appoint royal commission on racism in policing – APTN News

May 12, 2022 Matthew Green says RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki ‘said the quiet part out loud’ when denying Alberta convoy blockade was treated with ‘kid gloves’ An NDP member of Parliament says it is time for a royal commission into Canadian policing. “High fives, handshakes and hugs,” Hamilton MP Matthew Green told Nation to Nation, […]

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New report shows Ottawa police more likely to use force when interacting with Black, Middle Eastern or Indigenous people – CityNews Ottawa

The analysis is from 2020, the first year that race was collected with use-of-force data. A report has found that Ottawa police have used force disproportionately on Black, Middle Eastern, and Indigenous people. The analysis is from 2020, the first year that the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) was required to collect race data, along with […]

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Indigenous ventures get startup boost – Yahoo News

May 13, 2022 THUNDER BAY, ONT. — This week, six entrepreneurs completed the Miinikaanan Badakidoon program, a new Indigenous funding stream of the Starter Company Plus program. Conducted through the Thunder Bay Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC), each of the six participants upon completion of the program received $5,000 in funding. The money supports their […]

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Pope Francis to visit Edmonton, Quebec and Iqaluit in July to meet Indigenous people – SooToday.com

The Vatican says Pope Francis will stop in Alberta, Quebec and Nunavut during his visit to Canada this summer. It says the capital cities of Edmonton, Quebec City and Iqaluit will act as bases for the trip from July 24 to 29. The visit comes after the Pope’s historic apology last month for the Roman […]

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Red Rock Indian Band musician to release new single this summer – Anishinabek News

May 13, 2022 THUNDER BAY — Red Rock Indian Band musician Sara Kae (Kanutski) plans to hold a single release party on June 1 for her song Rise, which she wrote on National Indigenous Peoples Day 2020. “I wrote it just because I was thinking about myself as a child and everything I went through […]

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