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We walk in their honour’: Healing walk planned as nation grapples with latest residential school discovery – CTV

June 24, 2021 LONDON, ONT. — A healing walk is planned for July 1 in Victoria Park in London, Ont. to honour the victims of Canada’s residential school system. The walk comes as the country learns of an additional 751 unmarked graves at the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. At a press conference Thursday […]

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Nunavut premier calls community health reps ‘heroes’ of pandemic – Nunatsiaq News

Premier Joe Savikataaq included the territory’s community health representatives among the “heroes” of the pandemic Thursday, as Nunavut marked a third consecutive day with no active cases of COVID-19. There have been “many heroes” during the COVID-19 pandemic, Savikataaq wrote in a tweet. “But one group that isn’t recognized enough are Nunavut’s Community Health Representatives! […]

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Software tester expanding recruitment efforts – Northern Ontario Business

PLATO Testing is now seeking applicants for third cohort of training PLATO Testing is now seeking applicants to enroll in the third cohort of its Indigenous software tester training program. Launched in 2019, the Sault Ste. Marie-based company offers a tailor-made program that trains First Nation, Métis and Inuit people in how to test software […]

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Cowessess First Nation asks for ‘time to heal’ following discovery of unmarked graves at Saskatchewan residential school – Global News

Cowessess First Nation Chief Cadmus Delorme called for “understanding” following the discovery of an estimated 751 unmarked graves at a former residential school in Saskatchewan. “We need time to heal, and this country must stand by us,” he stated. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7977829/cowessess-first-nation-asks-for-time-to-heal-following-discovery-of-unmarked-graves-at-saskatchewan-residential-school

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Anishnawbek Nation launches online treaty educational resource – Sudbury Star

Jun 23, 2021 The resource will teach elementary school students about First Nations history, treaties, and Aboriginal rights The Anishnawbek Nation celebrated the launch of a new online educational resource on Wednesday that will teach elementary school students about First Nations history, treaties, and Aboriginal rights. The self-funded resource called Ezhi-Nawending: How Are We Related, […]

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City of Saskatoon to lower flags in recognition of graves found on Sask. First Nation – The Star Phoenix

Jun 23, 2021 The FSIN will hold a press conference Thursday detailing the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at a residential school site on the Cowessess First Nation. The City of Saskatoon will lower its flags to half-mast in honour of children found in unmarked graves at a Saskatchewan residential school site. The Federation […]

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What to know about relaxed travel measures for fully vaccinated Canadians – CTV

June 24, 2021 Relaxed travel rules for fully vaccinated Canadians may make visiting the United States easier for some, but uncertainly around travelling with unvaccinated children is already causing frustration for others, travel experts say. The federal government still advises against non-essential travel — either by land or by air — to U.S. and international […]

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Western University launches Indigenous-focused training for professors – London Free Press

Jun 24, 2021 Western University professors and graduate students will soon be offered a new course to ensure Indigenous perspectives are included in their lessons. School officials this week announced two new introductory classes, each one-hour long, that will offer tools to add nuance to what instructors are offering in the classroom. “We’re seeing more […]

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Residential school graves like Kamloops, Cowessess expected to be found in Alberta – CityNews

Jun 24, 2021 CALGARY – As another mass gravesite at a former residential school in Saskatchewan is probed, similar discoveries are expected to be made in Alberta, particularly around the Edmonton and Lac la Biche areas. The Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan said Wednesday that it uncovered the “horrific and shocking discovery of hundreds of […]

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Confusion, frustration as Canadians react to COVID-19 travel restrictions for unvaccinated children – CTV

June 23, 2021 TORONTO — The federal government announced their first phase of lifting international travel restrictions this week, with new guidelines that allow for fully vaccinated Canadians, permanent residents and certain foreign nationals to avoid staying in mandated quarantine hotels and self-isolating for 14 days upon arrival. The easing of travel restrictions go into […]

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