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B.C. to monitor new LNG work camps for potential impacts on Indigenous women says MLA Mitzi Dean

B.C. to monitor new LNG work camps for potential impacts on Indigenous women says MLA Mitzi Dean

Click here to view original web page at B.C. to monitor new LNG work camps for potential impacts on Indigenous women says MLA Mitzi Dean VANCOUVER—The provincial government is committed to monitoring LNG worker camps to mitigate the negative impact the camps may have on local Indigenous women and girls, …

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National Geographic grant honours Howe Sound researcher

National Geographic grant honours Howe Sound researcher

Click here to view original web page at National Geographic grant honours Howe Sound researcher In May, Fiona Beaty was awarded a National Geographic Early Career grant to help support her study of Howe Sound. Every summer growing up, Fiona Beaty’s family would make the trip from Vancouver to Bowen …

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Feds have failed to explain ‘inaction’ in Grassy Narrows: UN rapporteur

Feds have failed to explain ‘inaction’ in Grassy Narrows: UN rapporteur

Click here to view original web page at Feds have failed to explain ‘inaction’ in Grassy Narrows: UN rapporteur OTTAWA — The case of a northern Ontario First Nation plagued by mercury contamination is “emblematic” of an overall pattern of inaction in the face of grave risks to the health …

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Why Canada and Genocide Belong in the Same Sentence

Why Canada and Genocide Belong in the Same Sentence

Click here to view original web page at Why Canada and Genocide Belong in the Same Sentence Genocide, as defined by the person who coined the term, is “the criminal intent to destroy or cripple permanently a human group.” Canada’s mounting toll of missing and murdered Indigenous women is but …

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UN representative finds Canada’s Indigenous people are ‘disproportionately’ affected by toxic waste

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Politics UN representative finds Canada's Indigenous people are 'disproportionately' affected by toxic waste The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances says Canada's Indigenous people are disproportionately affected by toxic waste. Social Sharing Many Indigenous communities “feel they are located in areas that are … 'sacrifice zones'” – …

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COMMENTARY: Use of the word ‘genocide’ undermines the MMIWG report

COMMENTARY: Use of the word ‘genocide’ undermines the MMIWG report

Click here to view original web page at COMMENTARY: Use of the word ‘genocide’ undermines the MMIWG report As the world marked the 25th anniversary of the horrors of the Rwandan genocide, I had the occasion to conduct one of the more emotional and moving interviews of my career. Melchior …

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Renewed focus on Alberta’s child intervention system in wake of MMIW report

Renewed focus on Alberta's child intervention system in wake of MMIW report

Click here to view original web page at Renewed focus on Alberta’s child intervention system in wake of MMIW report Elders light a qulliq at a public hearing for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, in Edmonton on Nov. 7, 2017. Alberta faces a slew …

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Cheryl Casimer, Robert Phillips and Lydia Hwitsum First Nations Summit Political Executive

Cheryl Casimer, Robert Phillips and Lydia Hwitsum First Nations Summit Political Executive

Click here to view original web page at Cheryl Casimer, Robert Phillips and Lydia Hwitsum First Nations Summit Political Executive Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver –Cheryl Casimer, Robert Phillips and Lydia Hwitsum have been elected to the First Nations Summit (FNS) Political Executive by leaders representing First Nations currently engaged in the …

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