Category Archives: Canada

Trudeau Apology to Tsilqhot’in

Here is “Trudeau apologizes to B.C. Indigenous community for 1864 hanging of chiefs.”

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Canada, Research | Tagged

WaPo: “Thousands of Canada’s indigenous children died in church-run boarding schools. Where are they buried?”

Article link here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Canada, Child Welfare, News | Tagged ,

The Guardian: “While Nestlé extracts millions of litres from their land, residents have no drinking water”

Here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Canada, News, water rights | Tagged

Canada’s Federal Court of Appeals Rejects Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Inadequate consultation with First Nations is among the reasons. More here.

Posted in Author: Ann Tweedy, Canada, Environmental | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Canada, Child Welfare | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Canada, News | Tagged

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

Posted in Canada, Research

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

Here.

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Canada, News | Tagged

Magdelane Martel Profile on Colton Boushie Murder

Here is “Two Bullets and Numerous Misfires.”

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Canada, Criminal, Research | Tagged

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

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Canada | Tagged ,