In 2017, Senator Murray Sinclair was appointed by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission to look into the ability of the police board, who are the civilians appointed to oversee the local force, to address issues raised by Indigenous leaders.
A new report has criticized the Thunder Bay Police Service, stating that systemic racism contributed to poor investigations of Indigenous deaths.
Kingfisher Lake is a remote community located about 500 kilometres north of Thunder Bay with no road access. The Wataynikaneyap Power Project is providing training that will bring jobs to an area with an unemployment rate seven times the national average.
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.
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.
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 Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation, also known as Grassy Narrows, has more recently become known as the First Nation poisoned by mercury.
The Trudeau government has promised clean drinking water to dozens of First Nations after years of neglect for this fundamental human right.
Talk4Healing, a telephone helpline service that offers support for Indigenous women in Northern Ontario, has received funding from the provincial government to offer services to the entire province. Talk4Healing offers help that ranges from urgent crisis intervention to a
Evacuation orders have been issued for parts of Ontario as wildfires tear through the land. Last year, 190 wildfires were reported by the province, but over 800 have been reported already this year.