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Amnesty calls for accountability on coerced sterilization of Indigenous women – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 12, 2018  OTTAWA _ Amnesty International Canada is calling on the federal government to appoint a special representative to hear from Indigenous women coerced into sterilization procedures _ to learn what justice would look like for them. The human rights organization also plans to raise awareness at this month’s United Nations Committee […]

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Reconciliation on Toronto Islands – NOW Magazine

Toronto islanders and Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation build a new model for land sharing, trust and friendship November 12, 2018 Welcome to Toronto Islands,” says the Islander to the delegation from the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, as he prepares to raise the band’s flag up the pole. “Right back […]

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First striped bass fishery in 20 years makes a splash – CBC

Eel Ground First Nation began fishing commercially in early October Nov 12, 2018 The first Canadian striped bass fishery in 20 years is making a splash in the U.S. and across Canada. Eel Ground First Nation obtained a commercial fishery licence this year, marking the first time the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has allowed […]

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New grant honours memory of first Indigenous woman to graduate from McMaster – Daily News McMaster

November 8, 2018 The description beneath Marjorie Anderson’s photo in the 1935 McMaster yearbook reads, “The sort of person to whom people tell their troubles.” Eighty-three years after that description was published, Anderson’s son, Don Lynch, says there couldn’t be a better way to remember his mother. “She was such a kind person. She was […]

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Dene Nation ‘not happy’ with distribution of $600M in funding for on-reserve housing – CBC

Chief says there is ‘lack of clarity’ over whether N.W.T. communities can access funding Nov 12, 2018 The Dene Nation is looking to the federal government for clarity about $600 million in funding announced for on-reserve housing, because the majority of Indigenous people in the Northwest Territories don’t live on reserves. “We have two reserves […]

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Canada still hopes to secure comprehensive free trade deal with China – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 12, 2018  OTTAWA _ Canada is still hoping to secure a comprehensive trade deal with China despite suggestions last week it was instead aiming for sector-by-sector agreements. Speaking in Beijing today after bilateral economic meetings, International Trade Minister Jim Carr said China is interested in a wide range of Canadian products across […]

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Use weed revenue for addictions treatment centre, Nunavut mayor says – Nunatsiaq News

November 12, 2018 “The federal government … will be earning billions of dollars in the years to come from cannabis sales” The western Nunavut community of Gjoa Haven is still in dire need of more mental health and addictions services. That’s why Gjoa Haven’s mayor, Joanni Sallerina, continues to lobby for a new regional mental […]

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Fulbright scholar eyes Indigenous voice in Arctic – Western News

November 7, 2018 Indigenous People have a voice in Arctic affairs, but how that voice translates into influence will be central to Brescia University College professor Andrew Chater’s work during his five-month stint at the University of Washington as a 2018 Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Arctic Studies. The Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program offers a unique […]

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Mi’kmaw actor Glen Gould on struggle for Indigenous actors to land roles not focused on ethnicity – Toronto Star

Nov. 11, 2018 HALIFAX — After decades in the entertainment business working with big names like Liam Neeson, Mi’kmaw actor Glen Gould still holds onto a superhero goal. “The dream” would be stepping into the iconic shoes of the Caped Crusader, Batman. “I’m tall, dark and handsome. I’ll put on that suit,” the Nova Scotian […]

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Cottage country conflict over wild rice leads to years of rising tensions – CBC

Waterfront residents and local First Nations at odds over increase in wild rice beds on Pigeon Lake Nov 12, 2018 A long-simmering dispute over wild rice led people from local First Nations and lakeside communities to pack a community hall in the Kawartha Lakes area of Ontario last week. A Curve Lake First Nation man […]

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