“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

"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

The federal government could announce some of the details of a much-anticipated national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women. (Source: CBC)

Classified as: aboriginal, ronald niezen, truth and reconciliation commissions, Aboriginals, missing and murdered, Rights of indigenous peoples
Published on: 8 Dec 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

Nov. 18, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Stephanie Willsey

First of all, I should introduce myself: I am a First Nations Canadian, of the Chippewa, or Ojibwe, community of Rama, Ont. I was raised off the reserve, but only a short drive away, and I am there often.

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Classified as: aboriginal, Sustainability
Published on: 23 Nov 2014

The McGill Reporter | Sept. 9, 2014

By: The Reporter Staff

Audra Simpson, McGill alumna and professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, will deliver the keynote address at the Aboriginal Homecoming event on Sept. 18.

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Classified as: aboriginal, Sustainability
Published on: 14 Sep 2014