ICTMN Staff
10/22/14
Lawmakers and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper have been moved to safety after a gunman fatally shot a soldier guarding Ottawa’s war monument, then entered the Parliament bui...
Carolyn Bennett

Indigenous women in Canada experience rates of violence more than three times that of non-Indigenous women and young Indigenous women are five times more likely to die of violence....

3/26/14
Gale Courey Toensing
9/20/13
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision to prorogue—or discontinue—Parliament’s current session has forced James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right...
ICTMN Staff
3/25/13
A bill that would require the Canadian government to adhere to the principles in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is before Parliament, and though...
Vincent Schilling
2/25/13
Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has had his initial meeting with newly anointed Secretary of State John Kerry and delivered his country’s official message: Canada wants the Ke...
Sam Laskaris
3/31/12
Two high-profile Canadian politicians from a pair of rival parties will be looking to register a knockout victory on Saturday March 31—in a boxing ring. That's right...
ICTMN Staff
3/6/12
First Nations leaders are calling last week's unanimous parliamentary motion on aboriginal education a major step forward, even as they press for more action...
ICTMN Staff
9/16/11
First he grieved his mentor . Now he will honor the late New Democratic Party Leader Jack Layton by attempting to succeed him...
ICTMN Staff
4/23/08
Facing international and internal pressure, the Canadian Parliament on April 8 voted to endorse the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/23/08
The Canadian Parliament has endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by a majority vote – an action that was lauded by indigenous peoples’ organi...

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