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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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BCAFN Regional Chief Congratulates elected First Nations Summit Task Group and Co-Chairs

Click here to view original web page at BCAFN Regional Chief Congratulates elected First Nations Summit Task Group and Co-Chairs (Musqueam Territory, Vancouver, BC – June 6, 2019) – The First Nations Summit (FNS) held elections today for three positions in the FNS Task Group and two Co-Chairs. Regional Chief …

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Federal-Provincial-Territorial Task Group Gathers to Advance Women’s Economic Participation and Leadership

Click here to view original web page at Federal-Provincial-Territorial Task Group Gathers to Advance Women’s Economic Participation and Leadership News release June 7, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Department for Women and Gender Equality Meetings between Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women and National Indigenous leaders and representatives …

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Not in vain: How Tina Fontaine’s tragic story showed a way forward

Click here to view original web page at Not in vain: How Tina Fontaine’s tragic story showed a way forward Tina Fontaine’s great-aunt, Thelma Favel, who cared for her in Powerview, Man., on May 12, 2019. Three years may have separated their deaths, but Tina Fontaine and her father were …

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Cheyenne LaForme

Cheyenne LaForme

Click here to view original web page at Cheyenne LaForme Spent the first day of # IndigenousHistoryMonth with the @ CanPaedSociety First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Committee learning through stories. I’m very touched by the members dedicating their time to make Canada a healthier place for Indigenous children and …

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