Student ‘warriors’ spark change in park’s name

Student ‘warriors’ spark change in park’s name

Click here to view original web page at Student ‘warriors’ spark change in park’s name Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich-North and the Islands, with Danaya Sam and Jorja Horne. Students at a Brentwood Bay First Nations school who successfully petitioned to add an Indigenous name to a nearby park show …

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Local First Nations woman named to national residential school survivors' circle

Local First Nations woman named to national residential school survivors’ circle

Click here to view original web page at Local First Nations woman named to national residential school survivors’ circle Sarnia woman Lila Bruyere, recently from Aamjiwnaang, has been named to a Canada-wide residential school survivor’s circle at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation in Manitoba. A retired social worker …

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Ontario government ready to work towards reconciliation, Ford says

Ontario government ready to work towards reconciliation, Ford says

Click here to view original web page at Ontario government ready to work towards reconciliation, Ford says Premier Doug Ford says his government is taking seriously the findings of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. After meeting Tuesday at Queen’s Park with Perry Bellegarde, national …

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MMIWG inquiry recommendations' effect in Saskatchewan uncertain

MMIWG inquiry recommendations’ effect in Saskatchewan uncertain

Click here to view original web page at MMIWG inquiry recommendations’ effect in Saskatchewan uncertain Shirley Wilson’s 18-year-old daughter Wannitta Wolfe was shot dead in Regina in 1999. Wilson testified before the MMIWG inquiry. (CBC News) Shirley Wilson and many others in Saskatchewan are waiting for the province to take …

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Over 130 new MMIWG cases since national inquiry began mandate, according to independent databases

Over 130 new MMIWG cases since national inquiry began mandate, according to independent databases

Click here to view original web page at Over 130 new MMIWG cases since national inquiry began mandate, according to independent databases Jorge Barrera · CBC News · Posted: Jun 05, 2019 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: 6 minutes ago Ashley McKay, 25, was found dead by Thunder Bay …

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Changes to solitary-confinement bill could address key MMIWG inquiry findings

Changes to solitary-confinement bill could address key MMIWG inquiry findings

Click here to view original web page at Changes to solitary-confinement bill could address key MMIWG inquiry findings The Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies says proposed changes to a bill that aims to end solitary confinement in Canadian prisons would go a long way toward addressing a number of …

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Lamaze's health on the minds of everyone at Spruce Meadows National

Lamaze’s health on the minds of everyone at Spruce Meadows National

Click here to view original web page at Lamaze’s health on the minds of everyone at Spruce Meadows National Eric Lamaze from Canada, brings his horse Chacco Kid under control in the Suncor Energy Winning Round at Spruce Meadows in Calgary on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Jim Wells/Postmedia The showjumping …

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Canoe ceremony highlights link between protection of land and women

Canoe ceremony highlights link between protection of land and women

Click here to view original web page at Canoe ceremony highlights link between protection of land and women Ta’kaiya Blaney stepped into a canoe sitting on the steps of Vancouver’s Convention Centre, before a group of men lifted her on their shoulders and carried her down the waterfront, as Sḵwx̱wú7mesh …

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Office of the Treaty Commissioner educates P.A. about shared history

Office of the Treaty Commissioner educates P.A. about shared history

Click here to view original web page at Office of the Treaty Commissioner educates P.A. about shared history The Office of the Treaty Commissioner’s Amy Seesequasis explains the Indigenous significance of tobacco at the John M. Cuelenaere Library on June 3, 3019. Tobacco is a sacred medicine from the Creator …

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Alberta photographer’s new book aims to advance reconciliation

Alberta photographer’s new book aims to advance reconciliation

Click here to view original web page at Alberta photographer’s new book aims to advance reconciliation A Calgary-based photographer is sharing his journey of reconciliation in hopes that his experience can help non-Indigenous Canadians rebuild “proper and respectful” relationships with First Nations. Joey Podlubny builds his narrative through photos, stories …

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