Truth and Reconciliation in focus: Marking a solemn national day of remembrance and hope
Indigenous Peoples and allies gather in Ottawa for a day of reflection and education.
In focus: The first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Photo story from the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation taken by the Carleton School of Journalism’s fourth-year photojournalism students.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation offers hope for healing, speaker says
As part of Canada’s First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Carleton University welcomed Tim O’Loan, member of the Dene Nation.
Indigenous arts group urges solemn remembrance of lives lost on first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
An Indigenous arts group is urging Canadians to observe the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a day of remembrance, like Nov. 11, for the hundreds of lives lost in residential schools. As Canada marks the first national day Thursday, the Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada is hosting a solemn eagle feather ceremony as part of the official…
Innovative Indigenous-led housing project set to rise beside Vancouver’s Burrard Street Bridge
Known as Senakw, the 12-tower housing development will mark a major milestone for Indigenous urban planning in North America.
Past and present meet in Rembrandt exhibition at National Gallery
The exhibition, Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition, at the National Gallery of Canada makes a strong statement about modern times.
Local climate group takes part in 500 km solidarity bike tour with Indigenous organization
Ottawa Climate Justice is taking part in a 500 km solidarity bike tour to raise funds and awareness for the Assembly of Seven Generations.
Scientist who used radar to find graves at Kamloops residential school site only scanned two of 160 acres
The Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation released the findings of a search of the Kamloops residential school grounds, pointing to a long search ahead and investigation to identify the missing children.
RoseAnne Archibald becomes first woman to lead Assembly of First Nations
Roseanne Archibald of Ontario becomes the first woman to lead the Assembly of First Nations.
Intentions and hesitancy: Social media, family, friends among key reasons influencing Indigenous Peoples’ choice to get vaccine, survey shows
A survey on Indigenous People’s vaccines intentions and hesitancy showed that friends, family, coworkers, community leaders and social media influence the willingness to get vaccinated.
Canada Day 2021: A time to reflect
This year, attitudes toward Canada Day were affected by recent revelations of the unmarked graves of Indigenous children on land near former residential schools and by the shocking attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in London, ON. Across the country on July 1, there were celebrations of Canada Day and rallies calling for the cancellation of the…
A closed door on Canada: Local businesses stand in solidarity with Indigenous community
This Canada Day, select local businesses in Ottawa are putting their sales on hold to stand in solidarity with Indigenous people.