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Health, Indigenous

First Nation opens bid to tend children ‘in care’

In what could be the first of many similar announcements by Indigenous groups in Canada, a Manitoba First Nation that wants to create its own child welfare system says it is moving forward with its plan. Christian Sinclair, chief of Opaskwayak »

Indigenous

Canada celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with new laws and a new name

From Listiguj to Aklavik and from Iqaluit to Tsawwassen, through Halifax, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, hundreds of special events are held across the country on Friday to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day, which has been celebrated annually »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Ottawa set to begin overhaul of Indigenous child welfare system

The federal government has unveiled a sweeping overhaul of Canada’s Indigenous child welfare system that will effectively turn over child care to First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities. News of the plan was revealed last fall by then-Indigenous Services Minister »