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First Mi’kmaw MP speaks his language in House of Commons

Nova Scotia First Mi'kmaw MP speaks his language in House of Commons Jaime Battiste, the Liberal MP for the Cape Breton riding of Sydney-Victoria, used his first statement to ask about Indigenous languages. Social Sharing Liberal Jaime Battiste asked about support for Indigenous languages CBC News · Posted: Dec 12, …

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‘I ran for my life’: Woman forced into sex trade works with police to help others at risk

Montreal·Video 'I ran for my life': Woman forced into sex trade works with police to help others at risk It's before dawn on a wintry Sunday, and Kyra is busy preparing for a morning riding session at a horse stable on Montreal's South Shore. When she is anxious about her past …

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Aviaq Johnston, Richard Van Camp among finalists for CODE Burt Awards for Indigenous young adult literature

Books Aviaq Johnston, Richard Van Camp among finalists for CODE Burt Awards for Indigenous young adult literature The $6,000 awards recognize the best YA book by a First Nations, Inuit or Métis author. One award is for English language works and one award is for books in an Indigenous language. …

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‘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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‘Things are shifting’: Tanya Talaga sees change in Thunder Bay

Unreserved 'Things are shifting': Tanya Talaga sees change in Thunder Bay Eight years ago Tanya Talaga began investigating the unsolved deaths of seven First Nation students who were living in Thunder Bay to attend high school. The author sees positive change in the city, but the work is far from …

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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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