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NEORN 2018 Rail Summit: ‘This is what the North deserves’ (13 photos)

The North Eastern Ontario Rail Network (NEORN) held a summit regarding the renewal of passenger rail service in Ontario, and how to make it happen. The...

Ottawa has ‘turned a corner’ in First Nations child welfare: Philpott

WINNIPEG — Canada's Indigenous services minister says Ottawa has fully complied with the orders of a 2016 ruling from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal...

Survivors, supporters rally across Canada against proposed 60s Scoop settlement

OTTAWA — Survivors of the '60s Scoop are asking the public for support as they push back against a proposed government settlement they say...

Indigenous leaders divided in support for MMIW inquiry’s extension request

OTTAWA — A request for a two-year extension from the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is getting a mixed...

Mom of Indigenous man shot dead by police: ‘What did he do that was...

TORONTO — The grieving mother of a young Indigenous man killed by police in northern Ontario spoke out Thursday, saying the family remains in shock...
Missanabie Winter Solstice

The Missanabie Cree Celebrated the Winter Solstice and Loved it!

A few weeks ago, Jackie Fletcher, Elder Youth Coordinator of the Missanabie Cree First Nation, shared the plans for the group's celebration and acknowledgement...

The Significance of the Winter Solstice to the Missanabie Cree First Nation

This week, I had the opportunity to sit and talk with Missanabie Cree First Nation (MCFN)’s Elder/Youth Coordinator, Jackie Fletcher. She was kind enough...

Inuk woman with liver disease improves but family hopes for wider policy change

TORONTO — The family of an Inuk woman struggling with acute liver failure is expressing optimism about her improving condition, while urging the rapid...

Bennett mum as chiefs call on Ottawa to replace Buller at helm of MMIW...

OTTAWA — Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett is keeping mum on a call by First Nations chiefs for the ouster of the head of the inquiry into...

Cost of bringing First Nations water systems up to snuff could total $3.2B: PBO

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer estimates it will cost at least $3.2 billion in capital investment to bring First Nations water systems up...