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An SDG strategy for Canada, configured with nationally-relevant, disaggregated indicators, will capture a fuller picture of pertinent domestic issues.
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Three were children, and the fourth was 21 years old.
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Why do we need to protect people who want to upstage or interrupt our celebrations, or other public gatherings?
Five men approached a Mi'kmaq ceremony singing 'God Save The Queen' on Canada Day.
Simeon Tshakapesh's teenage son took his own life in May.
Here are the 28 other notable names.
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The Canada 150 celebrations are a chance for Canadians to think about what sort of country we want and how to end the legacy of racial discrimination.
The Human Rights Watch report documents allegations of police abuse.
In a HuffPost Q&A, Heritage Minister Melanie Joly talks about funding for Canada 150 celebrations in light of ongoing issues facing the country's Indigenous peoples.
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Melanie Joly joined HuffPost Canada for a Q&A.
What about the wonderful women who are discouraged by hatred, by naysaying, by the abusive and unkind people who stand in their way, or by the institutions? They are exceptional, valued, underestimated and maybe "too much" in the best way. I believe they should be told.
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I didn't want to, I HAD to. I had to educate myself so that I could honour my mother's humanity. I informed my mother of every episode along my path of discovery. Her eyes lit up with my stories of cultural awareness. I educated her in many ways. Her humanity became my raison d'être.
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Growing up in government care in Manitoba was difficult. The deep politicization of child welfare didn't help matters. Polarized public opinion and a controversy-avoidant government shaped the legislation and policies that affected my day-to-day life.
For numbers of year now, there has been a movement that seeks to "indigenize" education in Canada. This means that our institutions will have to create an appropriate curriculum for non-indigenous and indigenous educators alike to deliver to a very diverse student body. Can this be done? If so, who will get to say what is appropriate and what is appropriation?