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Category: Indigenous


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...

Carleton to honour Inuit by renaming Robertson Hall without mentioning controversial history of High Arctic relocation

MONTREAL — Carleton University is moving forward with a plan to change the names of three campus buildings. The “New Names for New Times” initiative is an attempt to reflect diversity and inclusion on campus.  The University Centre, Residence Commons and Robertson Hall will get new names to represent the Algonquin Nation, Black communities, and Inuit respectively. Robertson Hall is...