Canada First Nations

Joshua Ostroff

Wab Kinew Schools Us On Systemic Racism | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada Politics

"I don't think you could deny that our country has an issue with racism."

Emma Paling

Toronto, Where The Streets Have Two Names | Emma Paling | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada

“If you want to learn something, first you must learn this.”

Indigenous Communities Worth Big Bucks In Atlantic Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Business

The study also says that the indigenous economy creates more than 16,000 full-time jobs.

5 More Children Attempt Suicide In Attawapiskat, Chief Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2016 | Canada

The issue of suicide among aboriginal youth was thrust into the spotlight a week ago.

Metis, Off-Reserve Natives Win Indian Status In Landmark Ruling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Politics

The high court was asked to rule on whether the federal government has the same responsibility to them as to status Indians and Inuit.

Limited Programs For Aboriginals, Mentally Ill In Justice System: Study

CP Politics | Jim Bronskill | Posted 04.10.2016 | Canada

A federal study found aboriginals and the mentally ill entangled with the justice system often ran into similar difficulties.

Fight Less, Spend More On First Nations: Liberal Advisor To Morneau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada Politics

"Every single budget is an opportunity for Canadians to understand the relationship with First Nations people, not based solely on need but on recognition."

Budget To Include Billions In Spending On Aboriginal Issues

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2016 | Canada Politics

The commitments are considered one of the central themes of the government's first financial road map.

3 Ways Federal Politics Mattered This Week

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2016 | Canada Politics

The noise around the Washington visit may have drowned out or at least muffled some of the other developments on Parliament Hill.

UN Calls On Canada To Fix First Nations Water Crisis

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Politics

"This isn’t just a campaign promise but a human rights obligation."

Joshua Ostroff

Child Suicide Is A Crisis In Canada. Here's How We Can Prevent It | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 02.17.2016 | Canada Parents

"We have 10-year-old kids taking their lives. Something is terribly wrong."

This First Nations Teen Has Perfect Grades, But That's Not All

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 02.17.2016 | Canada

Erickson Owen wanted to prove "anything is possible."

Canada's Only First Nations Health Authority Is Flawed: Audit

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The authority said its concentrating on "accountability" going forward.

Manitoba First Nations Need $2B To Fix Mouldy, Overcrowded Homes

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Politics

That's almost 13 times more than the $150 million the federal government has budgeted for housing on all reserves across Canada this year.

If Indigenous Languages Die, Cultures Will Go With Them: B.C. Chief

CP | Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"People are passionate about not letting language die."

Deaths Of First Nations Teens Echo Residential Schools: Chief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2016 | Canada

The inquest resumes Monday.

Canada's First Nations Child Welfare Ruling Is Coming Soon: Group

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Politics

The ruling may come as early as this week.

Mantioba First Nations Step Up After Record Number Of Kids In Care

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2015 | Canada

"It's giving them a voice.''

Don't Rush An Inquiry Into Missing Murdered Indigenous Women

Lara Koerner Yeo | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Politics
Lara Koerner Yeo

If the inquiry itself starts in the summer, as recently indicated, because the government took the time to get the pre-consultation right, that would be a positive thing. If we don't consult properly now, we've sunk the inquiry before it begins. Let's all remember this.

Roberta Jamieson Fights To Close Education Gap For First Nations Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Living

"If you don't have education, you will not change the picture."

Record Number Of Indigenous MPs Elected To Ottawa

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 10.21.2015 | Canada Politics

Big moment for Canada.

AFN Chief Says He Will Vote, Urges First Nations People To Cast Ballots

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Politics

"You need to be an example. You need to vote."

B.C. First Nations Designer Aims For L.A.'s Fashion Week

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"My dreams are stronger than my struggles."

Zi-Ann Lum

Minister's Dig At Trudeau, Mulcair Called 'Totally Inappropriate' | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Politics

"It’s just totally inappropriate for a minister to be playing partisan politics on something this important."

Ex-PM Accuses Harper Gov't Of Underfunding Aboriginal Schools

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada Politics

Paul Martin is accusing the Harper government of underfunding aboriginal schools and depriving First Nations children of any real chance of success.