News in Aboriginal Issues
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.
Reminder to Former Indian Residential School Students: Independent Assessment Process Application Deadline is September 19, 2012
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development is reminding former students of Indian Residential Schools that the Independent Assessment Process (IAP) deadline to submit applications is September 19, 2012.
These are part of a series of four workshops for indigenous women on housing law.
Date May 8 and May 15, 2012
Where Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto, 191 Gerrard St. E., Toronto
These are the third and fourth of a series of four workshops for indigenous women on housing.
Date May 1, 2012
Time 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Where Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto, 191 Gerrard St. E.,
The second of four workshops for indigenous women, this is a workshop on your rights and how to get help when facing eviction, discrimination, harassment, or neglect.
Federal Court: Human Rights Tribunal 'not fair' in dismissing First Nations child discrimination complaint against Ottawa
The Federal Court issued a stinging rebuke to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Wednesday in a ruling overturning a decision to dismiss a discrimination complaint against the federal Aboriginal Affairs department over its funding to First Nations child and welfare services.