Time For Change; Violence And Aboriginal Women

02. 5.2013
Joshua Houle received a sentence of eight years for the stabbing and dismembering of Misty Ward over a year ago. The crime was a horrible...
Is This The End For Spence's Hunger Protest?

Is This The End For Spence's Hunger Protest?

The Canadian Press  01.23.2013
OTTAWA - Opposition leaders and prominent chiefs are working on a declaration meant to end Theresa Spence's 43-day hunger protest. The...

Overheard on the VIA Train: "Indians Are Lazy"

01.18.2013
A study made last summer by Nanos Research and the Institute for Research on Public Policy ranks aboriginal issues as the least important...
Common Ground For Tories And Idle No More?

Common Ground For Tories And Idle No More?

Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press  01. 9.2013
OTTAWA - Amid all the anti-Harper, anti-government placards and slogans, it's hard to imagine the Conservatives see any positives from...
Canadians, Politicians Answering Her Call To Action

Canadians, Politicians Answering Her Call To Action

12.30.2012
On First Nations Chief Theresa Spence's 20th day of her politically motivated hunger strike, Canadians and politicians answered her plea...
Nova Scotia Reserves Fasting To Support Theresa Spence

Nova Scotia Reserves Fasting To Support Theresa Spence

The Canadian Press  12.27.2012
MILLBROOK, N.S. - Members of the Mi'kmaq First Nation will begin a four-day fast today in support of a northern Ontario chief staging a...
Ontario First Nation Has Its Own Plan

Ontario First Nation Has Its Own Plan

Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press  12.21.2012
FORT HOPE FIRST NATION, Ont. - Charlie Okeese says he has a better idea for First Nations than protesting in city streets with banners...
Aboriginal Canadians Face Racism When Using Health Care Services, Report Finds

Aboriginal Canadians Face Racism When Using Health Care Services, Report Finds

Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press  12.11.2012
TORONTO - A new report suggests aboriginal Canadians frequently face racism and stereotyping when using health care services in urban centres,...
Pledging To Be Idle No More

Pledging To Be Idle No More

Lauren Strapagiel  12.10.2012
From the frozen north to downtown Toronto, aboriginal protesters and supporters declared today that they would be "idle no more." Spurred...
Muskrat Falls Protesters Shut Down By Injunction

Muskrat Falls Protesters Shut Down By Injunction

The Canadian Press  10.11.2012
CARTWRIGHT, N.L. - Newfoundland's energy utility has been granted a provincial Supreme Court injunction that stops an aboriginal group...
Program Teaches Emergency Response In Northern Communities

Program Teaches Emergency Response In Northern Communities

Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press  10. 2.2012
TORONTO - Imagine living in a remote Canadian community where the nearest hospital is hundreds of kilometres away, reachable only by plane...
Hockey Change Rooms Used As Holding Cells In Manitoba

Hockey Change Rooms Used As Holding Cells In Manitoba

Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press  09.11.2012
WINNIPEG - A group of northern Manitoba chiefs is complaining that some aboriginals are being chained up in a hockey arena dressing room...
Study Says Aboriginal Kids At Greater Risk Of Injury, Death

Study Says Aboriginal Kids At Greater Risk Of Injury, Death

09. 7.2012
A new report by the Canadian Paediatric Society says aboriginal children are at a much greater risk of becoming seriously injured or killed...
Police Still Haven't Searched For Her Body

Police Still Haven't Searched For Her Body

The Canadian Press  09. 6.2012
WINNIPEG - Relatives of a Winnipeg woman thought to be the victim of an alleged serial killer say they are frustrated that police have...
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