Metis Nation looks to join forces with other minorities on human rights issues

OTTAWA — As the temperature rises in debates about separatist sentiment in the West and legally enforced secularism in Quebec, minorities and Indigenous communities alike in Canada could be left more...

Metis veterans get long-awaited recognition ahead of Remembrance Day

OTTAWA — Metis contributions to Canada's Second World War effort are being recognized at a special ceremony in the nation's capital today. The ceremony comes two...

Almost half of all First Nations families are ‘food insecure’: 10-year study

OTTAWA — A new national study of nutrition among First Nations has found rates of obesity and diabetes that are significantly higher than the general Canadian...
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London, Ont., police officer found guilty in death of Indigenous woman

LONDON, Ont. — A southern Ontario police officer has been found guilty of criminal negligence causing the death of an Indigenous woman. Ontario Superior Court...
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Verdict expected for London police officer charged in Indigenous woman’s death

LONDON, Ont. — A verdict is expected today in the case of a London, Ont., police officer charged in the death of an Indigenous...

Ontario First Nation newsroom set on fire in ‘targeted’ attack: publisher

The office of an Ontario First Nation weekly newspaper was set on fire during a "targeted attack" earlier this week, the outlet's publisher said Thursday. Lynda Powless,...
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ImagineNative now an Oscar-qualifying festival for live action shorts

TORONTO — Live action shorts that win a prize at Toronto's ImagineNative Film and Media Arts Festival can now seek Oscar consideration Organizers say the Toronto-based...
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North Spirit Lake First Nation declares state of emergency over drugs, water

NORTH SPIRIT LAKE, Ont. — The northern Ontario community of North Spirit Lake First Nation has declared a state of emergency. The band sites water...
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National Building Reconciliation Forum convenes university leaders

Indigenous communities to advance institutional change and healing Université Laval and the Université du Québec network to co-host annual 2020 forum   (SAULT STE. MARIE, ON- Thursday, October...

Juno Awards rejig Indigenous category to focus on artists instead of albums

TORONTO — Juno Awards organizers are shaking up the Indigenous music category in hopes of putting a bigger spotlight on the artists. After 25 years...