Local photographer partners with Carleton gallery to provide free portraits for 2SLGBTQ+, BIPOC communities
The Carleton University Art Gallery is conducting its first collaboration with a local photographer to provide free portraits for 2SLGBTQ+ and BIPOC individuals.
Decades of arsenic poisoning produced by Giant Mine has caused irreversible damage to Dene First Nation land
The federal government moves forward with discussions of compensation for Yellowknife Dene First Nation, for the decades of arsenic poisoning caused by Giant Mine.
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…
Belleville-area school board moved by student’s request to honour Black History Month
A 10 year old girl has inspired a Belleville, ON, school board to provide a positive way to honour the impact of Black and Indigenous culture on Canadian society
Land-based healing offers treatment program for youth rooted in Indigenous culture
Many Indigenous peoples are turning to land-based healing programs to help them reconnect with their roots and to cope with the traumas they have faced.
Canada’s child welfare system needs to be torn down and rebuilt to end its anti-Indigenous racism, critics say
The overrepresentation of Indigenous children in the Canadian welfare system accelerated throughout the 1960s, as a result of the Sixties Scoop. This is where Indigenous children were ripped away from their homes and placed into the child welfare system. The goal was to assimilate Indigenous children by placing them into white homes.
Watson has ‘burned a bridge’ after Council votes to move controversial development forward, Algonquin Elder says
Ottawa City Council voted in favour of including Tewin into new urban boundary, this Wednesday, with a vote of 16 to 8, creating further controversy with Algonquin Nation.
Ottawa takes a step along the Commanda Way
Ottawa City Council passed the street name change of Langevin Ave to Commanda Way.
The 25th Hour: On parade to beat the pandemic blues
Northern Saskatchewan town finds way to celebrate and connect during COVID-19 by organizing parades.
Centre tries to fill gap in Indigenous language programs in Ottawa
Implementing Indigenous language programs in schools would help with many things, including reconciliation and the preservation of culture.
Faces of change: The path of Claudette Commanda
Commanda Claudette became a professor and currently is a special adviser to the dean of law on reconciliation at uOttawa.
Quebec woman’s death after racist slurs prompts push to reform health care for Indigenous peoples
The Indigenous community continues bear the brunt of inadequate healthcare, regularly experiencing abusive treatment, negative stereotyping, and substandard care.