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Opinion: U of T must partake in an Indigenous-centric climate plan – Varsity

The university must address the intersectional implications of the global crisis Investing to Address Climate Change, a supposedly ‘landmark’ charter that the University of Toronto, among other Canadian universities, has signed, aims to adopt more responsible methods for investing in the fossil fuel industry. While the charter projects an eco-conscious image, it fails to effectively […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20211 Views

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Leaders condemn racism targeting First Nations dealing with COVID-19 cases – News 1130

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Leaders and politicians on Vancouver Island have penned an open letter demanding an end to racism targeting members of First Nations where cases of COVID-19 have been identified. Members of the Snuneymuxw First Nation and Cowichan Tribes have been subjected to anti-Indigenous racism — both online and off — since issuing […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20211 Views

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Labrador’s Arctic char vulnerable to climate change, says new study – CBC

Southernmost fish might not be able to adapt to warming world Jan 18, 2021 A new study paints a troubling portrait of potential climate change impacts on Arctic char in Labrador, amid calls for more research to better understand what the future holds for the species that occupies a place of immense value in Canada’s North. The study, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20211 Views

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The show must go on: world’s first Indigenous fringe festival comes to Peterborough this summer – kawarthaNOW.com

Jan 18, 2021 Some First Nations took down their checkpoints because of the high costs and risks to community mental health Going to Sudbury is considered a trip to a dangerous COVID-19 hotspot if you live in Sagamok. Chief Alan Ozawanimke says someone coming back from that trip would be stopped at the checkpoint on the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20212 Views

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Graduation rates low for Indigenous students, despite $13-million funding injection – Calgary Herald

Darlene Unruh said the gap between Indigenous students and other student cohorts will have to result in a refined strategy that better recognizes the complex challenges Indigenous students face Jan 17, 2021 Graduation rates among Indigenous students in the public school system are continuing to decline, in spite of a funding injection of nearly $13 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20212 Views

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Some northern Ontario First Nations going back into lockdown, while others have kept borders closed – CBC

Some First Nations took down their checkpoints because of the high costs and risks to community mental health Jan 18, 2021 Going to Sudbury is considered a trip to a dangerous COVID-19 hotspot if you live in Sagamok. Chief Alan Ozawanimke says someone coming back from that trip would be stopped at the checkpoint on the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20215 Views

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Podcast: Why N.B. Business Leaders Are Learning About Racism Faced By Indigenous People – Huddle Today

Keith McIntosh is the founder and CEO of PLATO Testing, an Indigenous-led and staffed software testing firm based in Fredericton. Imelda Perley is a Wolastoqey elder from Tobique First Nation and Elder-In-Residence at UNB. Together they lead a Gathering Circle of Indigenous leaders and business people like Marcel LeBrun, David Alston and Andrea Feunekes. They […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20214 Views

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Elder in Residence receives one of Canada’s highest civilian honours – UCalgary

At a time when we might feel a lack of inspiration or hope about altering the current socio-political landscape, a good-news story about recognition of determination and hard work to create social justice change can be just the antidote needed. “It’s incredible and awesome, and I’m thrilled to be appointed,” says Cree Elder Doreen Spence of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202123 Views

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Indigenous manufacturer answers the call for made-in-Canada PPE – Northern Ontario Business

Sagamok-based First Nations Procurement Inc. operating two plants in Northern Ontario On its surface, First Nations Procurement Inc. (FNPI) functions to acquire goods and services for clients around the North. But its real value, said president Matthew Owl, is its ability to capitalize on opportunity. Located on the Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation, a little over […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202130 Views

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I’m going to do it for my community’: Vaccinations come to small South Slave communities – CBC

‘I was so excited to get it, but at the same time I was scared’ Jan 15, 2021 Some of the first recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine in the southern N.W.T. are reminding residents that it will help them stay safe. The statements come as the government found an undetected COVID-19 result in Hay River’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202120 Views

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