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Ontarians mark Truth and Reconciliation Day with events across province

Ontarians mark Truth and Reconciliation Day with events across province

With sunrise ceremonies, Indigenous songs and moments of reflection, communities across Ontario marked the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Friday.
'Unique ecosystem': N.W.T. First Nations sign benefit agreement with Parks Canada

'Unique ecosystem': N.W.T. First Nations sign benefit agreement with Parks Canada

YELLOWKNIFE — A group of First Nations has signed an agreement with Parks Canada to ensure they receive social and economic opportunities related to the Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories.
Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Ceremonies, marches and other gatherings are taking place across the country Friday as communities mark the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
Indigenous leaders want corporate reconciliation efforts to extend beyond Sept. 30

Indigenous leaders want corporate reconciliation efforts to extend beyond Sept. 30

TORONTO — Chelsee Pettit spent much of the summer collaborating with designers to create and manufacture apparel reflective of the Indigenous values she hoped would be on people's minds when Canada marks its second National Day for Truth and Reconcil
No single fix for anti-Indigenous racism in Canada's health-care system: doctor

No single fix for anti-Indigenous racism in Canada's health-care system: doctor

Bernice Thorassie couldn't help but speak up on behalf of a patient in the emergency room of a northern Manitoba hospital after being treated there herself and noticing staff attitudes that smacked of anti-Indigenous racism.
Family files $2.7-million lawsuit over Indigenous woman's death in Quebec hospital

Family files $2.7-million lawsuit over Indigenous woman's death in Quebec hospital

MONTREAL — The family of an Indigenous woman who was mocked by staff as she lay dying in a Quebec hospital in September 2020 filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking nearly $2.7 million in damages.
Granddaughter's handcuffing haunts Indigenous man, even as police settle rights case

Granddaughter's handcuffing haunts Indigenous man, even as police settle rights case

VANCOUVER — Maxwell Johnson is still haunted by the helplessness he felt watching his then 12-year-old granddaughter get handcuffed outside a bank almost three years ago, even after accepting a settlement in their human rights complaint against the V
Indigenous groups, activists resist Congo's oil block plan

Indigenous groups, activists resist Congo's oil block plan

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — The auctioning of oil and gas blocks in Congo has stirred resistance and concern among local Indigenous communities worried about damage to their homes and large swaths of forest, according to a report released Thursday by sever
Governor General places tobacco on graves of Saskatchewan stabbing victims

Governor General places tobacco on graves of Saskatchewan stabbing victims

JAMES SMITH CREE NATION, SASK. — Gov. Gen. Mary Simon placed tobacco Wednesday on the graves of some of the people who died in a stabbing rampage on the James Smith Cree Nation earlier this month. She spent about an hour at St.

Police not told of Indigenous teen's suicidal thoughts when he went missing: inquest

Hamilton police weren't told of an Indigenous teen's history of suicidal thoughts or a previous suicide attempt when he went missing from a group home nearly five years ago, a coroner's inquest heard Wednesday.
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