MMIWG

‘it’s-bittersweet’:-cassidy-bernard’s-family-responds-to-arrest

‘It’s bittersweet’: Cassidy Bernard’s family responds to arrest

Nova Scotia 'It's bittersweet': Cassidy Bernard's family responds to arrest Cassidy Bernard’s family is feeling hopeful after the father of her young twin daughters was charged with second-degree murder more than a year after her death. Social Sharing Father of Bernard's young twins charged with second-degree murder and child abandonment …

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An open door to reconciliation: inside Ottawa’s new Indigenous Peoples building

Politics·New An open door to reconciliation: inside Ottawa's new Indigenous Peoples building When it opens, 100 Wellington Street in Ottawa will be the first and only building dedicated to and for Indigenous Peoples on Parliament Hill. Many hope it will change the way Indigenous leadership is viewed in Canada's parliamentary …

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Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week showcases clothing design with ‘higher purpose’

British Columbia Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week showcases clothing design with 'higher purpose' The shape of a silhouette, the stitch on a hem, or the colour of a garment are more than esthetic choices for Indigenous artist Yolonda Skelton. Together they can provide a glimpse into the life of a person, …

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Cree man sues for alleged abuse in 1970s Winnipeg boarding home

Manitoba Cree man sues for alleged abuse in 1970s Winnipeg boarding home Charles Cochrane says he was beaten, locked in a closet and called racist and derogatory names while in the care of a woman who ran a Winnipeg boarding home in the 1970s, according to a new lawsuit filed …

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MMIWG families in Saskatchewan to hold first-of-its-kind conference

Saskatchewan MMIWG families in Saskatchewan to hold first-of-its-kind conference Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are hosting a three-day conference in Regina, the first of its kind. Social Sharing 'When we come together and share our lived experiences it brings a comfort and solace' CBC News · …

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Mandatory Grade 11 English course only teaches Indigenous books

Windsor Mandatory Grade 11 English course only teaches Indigenous books Eight of 15 high schools with the GECDSB are using the mandatory Grade 11 English course to teach students about Indigenous authors. Social Sharing By 2020, all literature taught in mandatory Grade 11 English course will be written by Indigenous …

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Underfunded and under-resourced, Indigenous police services struggle with MMIWG cases

Indigenous Underfunded and under-resourced, Indigenous police services struggle with MMIWG cases Three reports published this year call on structural and funding changes to Indigenous policing as many forces struggle to meet their communities' safety and security needs. Social Sharing 'The First Nations Policing Program sets us up to fail,' says …

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Healing through grief: ‘If I wasn’t doing what I’m doing … I probably wouldn’t be here’

Edmonton Healing through grief: 'If I wasn't doing what I'm doing … I probably wouldn't be here' When Mason Buffalo lost several family members to suicide, he nearly gave up. Instead he decided it was time for someone to speak up. Social Sharing Maskwacis cemetery keeper dedicates his time to …

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