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Region unveils new community safety and well-being framework

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know

93 potential burial sites found near former B.C. residential school

Search for B.C. residential school grave sites a ‘critical step for healing,’ says archeologist

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-the-wednesday-edition-1.6328414/search-for-b-c-residential-school-grave-sites-a-critical-step-for-healing-says-archeologist-1.6328416

Language revitalization efforts continue as UN Decade of Indigenous Languages begins

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/indigenous-languages-united-nations-decade-1.6328889

Residential school comments trigger class walkout

A Concordia University class on Algonquian Peoples ended with some students walking out in response to comments made by a guest speaker last Thursday, October 28.

City of Ottawa honours late Inuk artist with renaming of Sandy Hill park

 Sandy Hill park has been renamed in honour of a local Inuk artist known for her pen and coloured pencil drawings. Council approved the name change to Annie Pootoogook Park in February 2021, but COVID-19 restrictions delayed the renaming ceremony until Sunday. The event was held outside the Sandy Hill Community Centre, showcasing Inuit culture […]

The history and legacy of Indigenous Veterans Day

November 8 is Indigenous Veterans Day, when Canada honours First Nation, Metis and Inuit soldiers and veterans, and their long, distinguished legacy of serving in the Canadian Armed Forces. The Canadian flag on the Peace Tower in Ottawa and on all federal government buildings across the country – which were raised on Sunday to full […]

Search for unmarked graves at former residential school in Brantford, Ont. underway

Quebec’s order of nurses looking to combat systemic racism against Indigenous communities

The Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ) says it wants to address systemic racism in the health care network in relation to Indigenous people. In a statement, the Order says it wants to foster nursing practices that promote humility, cultural safety and promote partnership and trust. OIIQ President Luc Mathieu explains the tragic […]

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