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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 »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Tribunal rules woman may return to First Nation that banished her

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has sided with a woman who was banished from an Ontario reserve where she had lived for a decade before being expelled in 2012. The Tribunal ruled that the Sandy Lake First Nation denied Angele »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, Indigenous, Society

Advocate admonishes Ottawa for lack of progress on First Nations issues

A leading advocate for First Nations children and their families is admonishing Canada’s federal government about the snail’s pace its taking fixing problems that have festered for too long. In a speech to the International Society for the Prevention of »