News in Aboriginal Issues
It’s been two years since Jeff Plain, from Sarnia’s Aamjiwnaang First Nation, approached Community Legal Assistance Sarnia (CLAS) and volunteered to assist aboriginal youth struggling with legal issues.
Today is Canada's National Aboriginal Day. Celebrate First Nations, Metis & Inuit Canadians!
The Canadian Human Rights Act was amended in 2008 to include issues under the Indian Act, which had previously been excluded.
Lawyers acting on behalf of aboriginal children who lost their families and culture during what's known as the "Sixties Scoop" in Ontario have won the right to keep fighting for their class-action suit.
Proposed changes to social assistance funding in the 2012 Ontario budget will cause First Nation communities to slide further into cycles of poverty and dependency, and First Nation Leadership in Ontario are demanding action before it’s too late.
Community Resource Guide: What Can I Do to Help the Families of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls?
This is a plain-language publication that gives educators, health and service providers, and other allies the information and tools to work in a culturally appropriate manner with families who have lost a loved one.
Ontario's chief coroner handed over a gift of a small wooden turtle Friday in a gesture of reconciliation aimed at the victims of the notorious Indian residential school system.
The inquest will examine the social isolation and loneliness of the students in an education system that sees teenagers billeted away from home. It is also expected to probe the social and emotional supports for the aboriginal students in a federally funded high school system that receives roughly half the per-capita funding that a traditional Ontario public high school would receive.
Yesterday, Ombudsman André Marin spoke with the Toronto Sun and CTV Toronto about oversight of provincial Children's Aid Societies in the wake of Katelynn Sampson's tragic death.
A UN committee has ruled the territorial housing corporation discriminated against Cecilia Kell when they let her non-aboriginal, abusive husband claim their Behchoko. N.W.T., home.