Canada Native

Being An Indigenous Woman In Canada Is To Feel Hunted

Terese Marie Mailhot | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Living
Terese Marie Mailhot

The reality, as I know it, is that I feel threatened. I feel a general threat to my life - that when people know I'm native they can judge me based on their limited experience with my people, and men can view me with a lecherousness they believe I deserve and ask for. We must continue to survive, carry these stories, and never be afraid to identify our culprits.

What I've Learned After a Decade of Researching Suicide

Jitender Sareen | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Living
Jitender Sareen

The death of comedian Robin Williams last month sparked a worldwide discussion about suicide, its underlying causes and how it might be prevented. And, with World Suicide Prevention Day taking place Sept. 10, the subject is certain to generate more debate as people seek to understand this important health issue. Having spent 10 years researching the subject while working as a professor of psychiatry, I believe there are things we can do as a community to tackle this problem. With that in mind, I thought it might be helpful to reflect on what researchers have learned over the years about strategies for preventing suicide.

First Nations Chiefs Aim To Reset Relationship With Ottawa

CBC | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada Politics

Images of families huddled in unheated tents and temporary shacks on the northern Ontario reserve of Attawapiskat remain fresh in the minds of many Ca...