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Indigenous A Senate committee studying a bill to establish a criminal offence with respect to sterilization procedures heard emotional testimony from a survivor of coerced sterilization on Thursday.  ‘It’s like you wiped out a generation,’ says member of Survivors Circle for Reproductive Justice Jackie McKay · CBC News · Posted: Feb 29,Continue Reading

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Indigenous Grassy Narrows Chief Rudy Turtle is calling out the federal government as a long-promised mercury poisoning treatment centre for the northern Ontario First Nation remains beset by delays tied to federal funding uncertainty. Trudeau said ‘money is not the objection’ to building the centre during 2019 election debate BrettContinue Reading

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Indigenous B.C. regional chief decries ‘fear mongering’ over proposed changes to Land ActProposed changes to B.C.’s Land Act to align the legislation with the province’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act has sparked reactions that the First Nations Leadership Council calls ‘inaccurate and unhelpful.’ Terry Teegee says suggestionContinue Reading

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Indigenous·Updated A Cree First Nation wants an MP to apologize for saying First Nations in Saskatchewan have burned down water treatment plants over Liberal government inaction. Piapot First Nation calls the claim “misleading, grossly disrespectful and entirely unfounded.” MP Kevin Waugh’s claim ‘misleading, grossly disrespectful and entirely unfounded,’ says PiapotContinue Reading

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Indigenous The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously upheld the Trudeau government’s Indigenous child welfare law, dismissing Quebec’s appeal in a landmark opinion affirming Indigenous Peoples’ jurisdiction over child and family services. Indigenous groups laud decision dismissing Quebec’s challenge to the legislation Brett Forester · CBC News · Posted: Feb 09,Continue Reading