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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]