Highlights / David Chartrand

Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Canada’s Métis get apology they’ve long sought for veterans’ treatment

In a packed Canadian Legion hall in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada’s minister of Veterans Affairs delivered the apology Canadian Métis have been waiting for for what seems to too many of them as forever. “We apologize,” Lawrence MacAuley told the gathering,» 

Health, Indigenous, International, Politics, Society

Métis veterans appear–finally–to be on the verge of being properly recognized

Métis military veterans, members of the 400,000-stong Métis community in Western Canada, may be on the verge of winning something they have wanted–desired–since the end of the Second World War: respect from the federal government. That respect could begin with» 

Indigenous, Society

RCMP hands over long-held Louis Riel artifacts to Métis

As Canada carries on with its self-proclaimed determination to rectify past wrongs suffered by the country’s Indigenous people, those efforts are coming in all sizes. Last week at the United Nations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau laid out far-reaching plans, including»