First Nations Reserves

Reserve Schools Failing Canada's Aboriginal Students: Study

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada

The research found that only four of 10 young adults living on reserves across the country have finished high school.

Government Discriminated Against Children On Reserves: Tribunal

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Politics

The quasi-judicial body published its findings this morning related to a 2007 complaint from the Assembly of First Nations and The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada.

Why "Free Houses for Indians" Is a Myth

Chelsea Vowel | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Politics
Chelsea Vowel

One of the most prevalent and enduring myths out there is that aboriginal peoples receive "free houses." I think it's useful to acknowledge that there are different understandings of whether native housing is a right. Part of learning about issues like housing, or education, or treaties is in understanding that aboriginal peoples do not necessarily agree with the Canadian state about how things were, are, or should be.

Remote First Nations Reserves On Their Own In Emergencies

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A fatal plane crash in a northern Ontario First Nations community has raised concerns about the availability of essential emergency services...

Are Urban Aboriginals Any Better Off?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A new database suggests that 60 per cent of aboriginal people living in cities are likely suffering high rates of illness, poverty, hunger an...

Fix Our 'Third World State' Says Manitoba First Nations Chief To Politicians

CP | Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada

WINNIPEG - One of Manitoba's aboriginal leaders says the lack of clean, running water and the third-world living conditions of Manitoba's First Nation...