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Inuit artists reflect on their art, their culture and their language

Discover the complexity and realities surrounding Inuit art through the personal testimony of the creators themselves. Follow Eye on the Arctic journalist Eilís Quinn as she explores the world of some of the most renowned Inuit artists.

Health, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Study finds traumatic brain injuries dramatically affect the homeless

Let’s face it, homeless people in Canada and elsewhere don’t have a whole lot of people in their corner. But don’t count William Panenka as one of those guys who looks the other way, like so many of us do,» 

Health, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Ottawa and Indigenous leaders try to move forward on suicides

Some political momentum may be building for more concerted action to stop First Nations youth and teens from taking their own lives. On Tuesday, New Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller told a gathering of the Assembly of First Nations that» 

Economy, Health, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Premiers meet and agree on agenda to present Ottawa

The leaders of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories met in Toronto today for the first time since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals won a minority government on Oct. 21. Aiming to paper over any differences they might have with one» 

Indigenous

Federal government appeals tribunal order to compensate First Nations children

Lawyers for the federal are in court today to appeal a ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that found that Ottawa “wilfully and recklessly” discriminated against Indigenous children and their families and ordered the government to pay billions of» 

Economy, Environment, Health, Indigenous, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Yukon releases draft of major plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The Yukon government on Thursday released the draft of a major strategy to combat greenhouse gas emissions. The strategy, Our Clean Future, contains 142 actions that would get the territory three-quarters of the way to its goal to reduce 2010» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Keystone pipeline re-opens following October rupture and spill

The Keystone pipeline, which carries crude oil from Alberta to the U.S. Gulf Coast, reopened Sunday following a rupture nearly two weeks ago that leaked 383,000 gallons of oil, affecting some 2,090 square metres of wetland in a northeastern section» 

Indigenous, Society

Stamp honours Louis Riel and his fellow Métis resisters

A new stamp honouring Louis Riel and the resistance he led 150 years ago to protect Métis people was issued Wednesday in Manitoba. The Red River Resistance of 1869-70, also known as the Red River Rebellion, led to the creation» 

Health, Indigenous, International, Society

Northwest Territories now has 911 for emergency calls

Sometimes those of us who live in southern Canada forget how different life can be for our distant neighbours living in the country’s three northern territories: Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Some things we take for granted down here» 

Indigenous, Society

Montreal monument dedicated to John A. Macdonald vandalized once again

On the eve of Halloween, a Montreal statue dedicated to Sir John A Macdonald was once again covered with paint by a group of so-called “anti-colonial zombies”. The statue, located on Place du Canada in downtown Montreal, was covered with»