Category Archives: Canada

Heartbreaking Study out of Manitoba: Moms in Foster Care More Likely to Lose Their Infants

Study here Adolescent mothers in the care of CPS are much more likely to have their child taken into CPS care. By separating a quarter of young mothers from their infant within the first week of life, and almost half … Continue reading

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The Guardian: “Canada sued over years of alleged experimentation on indigenous people”

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Why are Canada’s First Nations women dying at such an alarming rate?

In Canada, Status First Nations persons—those listed in the country’s Indian Register—are significantly more likely than the average Canadian to meet an untimely death. When it comes to wellness outcomes, disparities along racial and ethnic lines are well documented across … Continue reading

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NYTs: “In ‘Paradigm Shift,’ Trudeau Announces Talks on Indigenous People’s Rights”

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Magdelane Martel Profile on Colton Boushie Murder

Here is “Two Bullets and Numerous Misfires.”

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Globe and Mail Article on Indigenous Scholar Val Napoleon

Here. As a project for Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Prof. Napoleon created the Indigenous Law Research Unit – her proudest work to date. It allows Indigenous communities to articulate and restate their law and legal processes – a model … Continue reading

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CBC Article on Indigenous Children in Foster Care

Coverage of some of the tremendous problems with Canada’s foster care system. According to a report from B.C.’s representative for children and youth, although Indigenous children are less than 10 per cent of the population, they account for 62 per cent of … Continue reading

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NYTs: “Vast Indigenous Land Claims in Canada Encompass Parliament Hill”

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Supreme Court of Canada Rejects First Nation’s Religious Exercise Claims

Here is the 7-2 opinion in Ktunaxa Nation Council v. Minister of Forests: Ktunaxa_en An excerpt: The Ktunaxa are a First Nation whose traditional territories include an area in British Columbia that they call Qat’muk. Qat’muk is a place of … Continue reading

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NPR: “Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Faces Opposition”

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