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

Here.

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Colville Member Prevails in B.C.’s High Court on Right to Hunt in Canada

Here’s a news article.  Mr. Desautel prevailed as a descendant of the Sinixt Tribe. Decision is here.

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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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Yukon First Nations’ Suit over Peel Watershed Reaches Canada Supreme Court

Here. Previous coverage is here.

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

Here.

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

Here. 

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Op-Ed in Maclean’s About Canada’s Child Welfare Crisis

Here, by Pam Palmater. Canada’s numbers of Native children in care may be currently worse than pre-ICWA numbers in the United States (Task Force Four Report). The increasing number of First Nations children being placed into foster care in Canada is … Continue reading

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“Canada Is Finally Launching An Inquiry Into Its Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women Crisis”

Here, from HuffPo.

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