Category Archives: Canada

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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Toronto Star: “Justin Trudeau should name an Indigenous justice to the Supreme Court: Editorial”

Here. HT Bash Man.

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NYTs: “Canada to Pay Millions in Indigenous Lawsuit Over Forced Adoptions”

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Canada PM Trudeau at UN on First Nations Relations

Here. An excerpt from the statement summary: Statement Summary:  JUSTIN TRUDEAU, Prime Minister of Canada, recalled that, throughout his country’s history, it had worked hard to achieve its ambitions at home and elsewhere in the world. Canada was built on … Continue reading

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“Insistence on French for SCC judges could block historic appointment of first Indigenous judge”

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First Nations and Province of Newfoundland & Labrador Enter MOU to Investigate Child Welfare Issues

Article here. Anastasia Qupee, grand chief of the Innu Nation, said it has been “a long road” pressuring government to listen to concerns that children sent away from Labrador find it hard to reintegrate. “It’s a start for government to … Continue reading

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Indigenous Law Journal Call for Papers

Here: Indigenous Law Journal – Call For Submissions! Please download our Call for Submissions! Deadline: September 1, 2017 Please contact the Submissions Manager prior to making an oral submission, or to submit written work: submissions.ilj@utoronto.ca If someone you know would like … Continue reading

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