Cara McKenna
2/2/16
In the wake of a landmark ruling on human rights and indigenous children, advocates are demanding that Canada take immediate action to fix a failing system that is causing tens of ...
Cara McKenna
1/27/16
After nine years of fighting Canada, social worker Cindy Blackstock has achieved a momentous victory with the potential to end ongoing injustices toward First Nations children by t...
Cara McKenna
1/20/16
As regulatory hearings begin around a controversial oil pipeline expansion project in British Columbia, indigenous protesters are calling on Canada’s prime minister to follow throu...
Cara McKenna
1/12/16
An investigation is under way into allegations of sexual and physical violence toward indigenous women by police in Quebec...
Cara McKenna
12/22/15
After three months of testimony, an inquest into the deaths of seven indigenous youths in Thunder Bay while they were attending high school far from their remote reserves has adjou...
Cara McKenna
12/9/15
The Canadian government will begin its long-sought-for inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls by meeting with victims’ family members, ministers have announce...
Cara McKenna
12/9/15
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made history on December 8 by addressing the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly, the first sitting leader to do so...
Cara McKenna
10/30/15
When disaster strikes on British Columbia’s “wild West Coast,” First Nations with intimate knowledge of coastal waters have typically been at the forefront of rescue efforts...
Cara McKenna
10/28/15
Indigenous people are holding Canada’s new prime minister to account on a host of ambitious “Obama style” campaign promises around rights and reconciliation...
Cara McKenna
10/20/15
Justin Trudeau promised to respect indigenous rights and honor treaties after he was elected as Canadian prime minister on Monday October 19, defeating longtime leader Stephen Harp...

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