Truth and Reconciliation Commission Chair Justice Murray Sinclair has called for a national investigation into the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women during their time at residential schools.
One in five kids in B.C.
The over-representation of Indigenous people in prison has reached an all-time high. In the late 1990s, Jamie Tanis Gladue pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing her boyfriend, and she was sentenced to three years in jail.
Chiefs of Alberta's First Nations voted unanimously to support Bill C-69. The First Nations support the legislation because it provides Indigenous communities with a greater say about development.
Ontario’s child advocate’s office has 27 individual investigations currently on-going into group homes and foster care. Irwin Elman is not sure what will happen with his cases if he isn't able to finish the investigations before the government closes the office.
Hearings about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project have been held in Calgary and will be held in Victoria from November 26-29 and in Nanaimo, B.C., from December 3-6.
Parents struggle when trying to get their children back from the ministry, especially if they do not have a lawyer. Both the federal and provincial governments have pledged to spend more money on preventing children from coming into care in the first place, while returning those in care to
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and federal ministers have signed formal agreements with three national Indigenous organizations (NIOs): the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the Metis National Council (MNC) and the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK).
A young orca was found beached on the West Coast of Vancouver Island in Mowachaht/Muchalaht territory on November 14. Ray Williams, head of the only family living on this territory, contacted the First Nation's staff to make sure a proper ceremony was held for the mammal.
Jane Philpott, federal minister of Indigenous Services, announced $248 million for schools in four remote First Nation communities in Manitoba.
The Rainy River First Nations will soon receive atifacts, sacred objects, and the remains of ancestors from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, where they have been stored for over 30 years.
The provincial government of Ontario has decided to eliminate the role of Ontario Child Advocate and repeal the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act 2007.
The Poo’miikapii is a program Fellner created for the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education. The program teaches Blackfoot traditions around wellness and mental heath.
Verna Kirkness, a former teacher from Fisher River Cree Nation, Man, is the subject of a new documentary titled Chalk to Change.
Thirty irreplaceable totem poles are being removed from the Museum of Anthropolgy's (MOA) great hall and placed lying down in an adjacent room while seismic upgrades are conducted.
John Burrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, and fellow professor Val Napoleon have established a unique four-year program at the University of Victoria Law School, Students in the program will graduate qualified to practise both Canadian common law, or
The federal and Alberta governments and the chiefs of 11 First Nations from Treaties 6, 7, and 8 signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday at a ceremony in Edmonton.
Indigenous rights recognition legislation will not be in place before the next federal election. The government has not completed a draft of the framework yet.