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.
Charla Sylvester, a photography student from Beausoleil First Nation in Ontario, is working to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indidenous women through her photography skills.
Allegations against Riley Saunders include siphoning money from children in care, and these allegations have left some social workers reeling. Dylan Cohen, who is Métis and a former foster child, is an advocate with First Call, a BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coaliti
Sixties Scoop survivor, journalist, and filmmaker Coleen Rajotte has opted out of the Sixties Scoop settlement due to the large amount in legal fees for the lawyers involved. She travelled around the country to speak with survivors. Most were not aware a settlement was being offered.
The upcoming Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would increase tanker traffic sevenfold and increase the threat to killer whales, which are endangered. Only 74 southern resident killer whales remain in the water off the Pacific Coast. In 1996, there were 97.
Dale Tamara Plett, who is a member of the Chippewas of the Rama First Nation in Ontario, has been elected president of the North American Indigenous Games. The games will be held in Halifax in 2020.
The Ministry of Children and Family Development has responded to allegations involving social worker Robert Riley Saunders. Saunders is alleged to have stolen cash from vulnerable Indigenous youth in care.
A social worker from British Columbia is alleged to have stolen thousands of dollars in financial benefits from children in care. Lawsuits have been filed on behalf of two youth in British Columbia Supreme Court. Both actions name social worker Robert Riley Saunders, the Ministr
Shiri Pasternak, the Yellowhead Institute’s Research Director, says Bill C-69, the Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, presents problems for Indigenous people.
The National Energy Board will hear from 31 Indigenous groups and individuals beginning November 19th as part of its new review on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Clayton Thomas-Muller, a member of Mathais Colomb Cree Nation in northern Manitoba and a campaigner for 350.org, told Face to Face host Dennis Ward that Indigenous peoples and their allies have the upper hand in the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
Sixties Scoop Settlement Agreement negotiated with the federal government offers compensation for First Nations and Inuit children taken into care between 1951 and 1991 and placed with non-Indigenous parents.
Fresh water is a precious resource in British Columbia. The POLIS Water Sustainability Project at the University of Victoria is focused on ensuring strong protection for sustainable fresh water.
According to a new report, sea lice on farmed salmon are now resistant to the pesticide used to commonly treat the problem. Authors of the report stated that industry regulators failed to protect wild juvenile salmon. Salmon from Atlantic Canada are held in pens on the B.C.
According to a new study released by the Montreal Economic Institute, First Nations communities and members involved in resource development have experienced rising incomes where members now out-earn national averages. The report focused on First Nations communities in rurual ar