News in Aboriginal Issues
Nishnawbe Aski Legal Services is calling for more justice workers in the northwest, where the only Gladue worker is currently on leave.
Aboriginal Affairs spent more money on litigation than any other department in the federal government.
The Ontario Superior Court has rejected an application to have a sheriff found guilty of fraud, partiality, or wilful misconduct over the lack of First Nations members on the panel.
This program is designed to support educators and administrators in raising awareness and teaching about the history and legacy of residential schools, providing tools that can be used in classrooms.
RESCHEDULED - The Oct 28 webinar: Considering Young Aboriginal Women, Family and Legal Issues will now take place on Monday Nov 4
When: Monday, November 4 at 12:00 p.m.
Monday, November 4, at 12:00 p.m. - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the family and social context of young Aboriginal women, and some legal considerations to help the social service providers they may work with. METRAC's Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, is joined in conversation with Emily Hill, Senior Staff Lawyer at Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto.
A UN indigenous rights investigator said Canada faces a "crisis" when it comes to the situation of the country's aboriginal peoples.
The Ontario government will move forward with a plan to get more First Nations people on to jury rolls, naming a committee of aboriginal leaders and public servants to lead the push.
A federal department and the country’s spy agency monitored the activities of the Idle No More movement, but they claim it was to protect the activists from potential violence by others.
The first of three international delegations coming to Canada to investigate the treatment of First Nations people has been hearing about women who vanished along BC's Highway of Tears.
Aboriginal Canadians were not only subjected to nutritional experiments by the federal government in the 1940s and 1950s but were also used as medical test subjects, says the chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.