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Category: Indigenous

Community

Ontario gives $10 million for investigation of unmarked graves at former residential schools

Ontario will spend $10 million to help Indigenous nations find and commemorate unmarked burial sites at former residential schools in the province. The Ford government made the announcement Tuesday morning. The money will be granted over a three-year period. The federal government has set aside $27.1 million to assist Indigenous communities in identifying unmarked burial sites at former residential schools. Tuesday’s…

Business

Stunning ‘sunset’ park planned for controversial Zibi development on Ottawa River

Plans for a 25-storey residential building on Chaudière Island as part of the Zibi development include a new city park — named Pangishimo after the Algonquin word for sunset — offering a stunning, westward view of the Ottawa River. The City of Ottawa’s planning committee examined a report earlier this year on the project’s latest design, which includes a new…