First Nations

“The Supreme Court of Canada has quashed plans for seismic testing in Nunavut, delivering a major victory to Inuit who argued they were inadequately consulted before the National Energy Board gave oil companies the green light to conduct this disruptive activity.” (CBC)

Classified as: Sébastien Jodoin, national energy board, First Nations, aboriginal
Published on: 26 Jul 2017

As part of the opening discussions regarding a new Indigenous educational initiative called Indigenous Science Futures, representatives from McGill's Faculties of Education and Medicine met this week with First Nations and Inuit educators and Indigenous partners of the McGill RUIS (Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé).

Classified as: First Nations, Inuit, education, First Nations and Inuit, science education, indigenous science futures, first peoples
Published on: 29 Apr 2016

"The federal government discriminates against First Nation children on reserves by failing to provide the same level of child welfare services that exist elsewhere, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ruled." (Source: CBC)

Classified as: aboriginal, First Nations, Child, Aboriginal policy, Nico Trocmé, Aboriginals, Aboriginal communities
Published on: 26 Jan 2016

Canadian cities that have significant visible minority and Aboriginal populations have bigger police forces than those without. No matter what the actual level of crime.

Classified as: culture, news, First Nations, Canada, Research, Crime, Aboriginals, Visible Minorities, Criminal justice, society, Jason Carmichael, criminology, Sociology Department
Published on: 16 Sep 2015

Stephanie Jonah is a Cree woman from Waskaganish who works as a project administrator. Although she loves her job, she’d been looking for an opportunity to return to school and pursue higher education. “I’m always trying to learn,” says Stephanie, “but I don’t want to leave my job.” She found exactly what she was looking with McGill’s Online courses in Business Management and Entrepreneurship for Indigenous People.

Classified as: aboriginal, First Nations, Indigenous, Stephanie Jonah
Published on: 29 Jun 2015