- Vancouver man who survived assault looks forward to ‘second chance at life’by Tina House on January 26, 2021 at 12:04 am
Carl Sinclair lost his leg and nearly lost his arm after the attack. Investigators ask any witnesses to come forward The post Vancouver man who survived assault looks forward to ‘second chance at life’ appeared first on APTN News.
- Lynn Beyak, who defended ‘good’ of residential schools, retires early from the Senateby The Canadian Press on January 25, 2021 at 8:07 pm
Sen. Mary Jane McCallum in December introduced a motion calling for Beyak's expulsion The post Lynn Beyak, who defended ‘good’ of residential schools, retires early from the Senate appeared first on APTN News.
- Rebuilding salmon stocks in British Columbia in the face of a climate crisisby Odette Auger - Local Journalism Initiative Reporter - The Discourse on January 24, 2021 at 3:13 pm
Salmon egg hatcheries at Tla’amin and Klahoose First Nations are saving salmon — with a focus on Chum The post Rebuilding salmon stocks in British Columbia in the face of a climate crisis appeared first on APTN News.
- Certification hearing set to begin for excessive force class action against RCMP in the Northby Brett Forester on January 24, 2021 at 8:00 am
Lawyer hopes top Mountie’s systemic racism admission allows suit to move forward The post Certification hearing set to begin for excessive force class action against RCMP in the North appeared first on APTN News.
- Anishnawbe Health providing cultural programs through pandemic in Torontoby Annette Francis on January 23, 2021 at 3:15 pm
When the pandemic hit last March, Anishnawbe Health had to wrangle new ways to continue... The post Anishnawbe Health providing cultural programs through pandemic in Toronto appeared first on APTN News.
- ‘Social sickness’ of racist stigma must be addressed amid COVID-19, experts sayby Catherine (Katłįà) Lafferty - Local Journalism Initiative - The Discourse Reporter on January 23, 2021 at 3:12 pm
‘COVID-19 doesn't discriminate but systems do,’ according to a new educational video that aims to address stigma against Indigenous Peoples during a pandemic The post ‘Social sickness’ of racist stigma must be addressed amid COVID-19, […]
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- Indigenous peoples outpacing Canadians in climate action, says co-chair of clean energy social enterpriseby Deb Steel on January 25, 2021 at 11:07 pm
“There is the good, the bad and the ugly in terms of supporting Indigenous clean energy initiatives or energy efficiency initiatives. I’d love to see a report card of who’s doing what and who is doing it well.” — Kim Scott, a co-chair of […]
- Consultation soon to begin on use of legacy funds in McLean Day School settlementby Deb Steel on January 25, 2021 at 10:17 pm
“The plan is indeed to have a system of being able to move across the country, gather information, speak to survivors to hear their stories and, most importantly, get their recommendations…” —Dr. James Igloliorte
- Project leads discuss clean energy projects in their Indigenous communitiesby Deb Steel on January 25, 2021 at 7:53 pm
“We look and find solutions to problems. We don’t try to build off of something that isn’t working. We’re going in a totally new direction.” — Leon Cardinal from the Fishing Lake Métis Settlement
- Mental health concerns in Inuit communities magnified in the time of COVID, says ITK’s Natan Obedby Deb Steel on January 22, 2021 at 8:28 pm
“People who want to do the right thing feel distressed that have no possible way to do it.” — Natan Obed on the COVID-19 recommendation to social distance and keeping social contact circles small.
- Virtual event will mark a decade of effort to end violence towards women, children through Moose Hide Campaignby Deb Steel on January 22, 2021 at 6:38 pm
“…this campaign is for everyone. We need all of us to work together to end violence against women and children.” — Raven Lacerte