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07/04/17

Trudeau visits with Indigenous group at Parliament Hill tepee

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met Friday with indigenous activists who set up a demonstration teepee on Parliament Hill ahead of Canada Day celebrations. The prime minister and his wife arrived relatively unannounced at the site mid-morning, as the national capital… +Read More
06/23/17

NDP says province not trying hard enough to close funding gap for First Nations students

The provincial NDP is calling on the premier to put more pressure on the federal government to end the funding gap for students in First Nations schools. They are funded at a rate about 40 per cent less than the… +Read More
06/16/17

Today, trans Canadians celebrate Bill C-16. Tomorrow, the work begins for us all

Brenda Cossman is a professor of law and director of the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto. Ido Katri is a doctoral candidate, Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholar and Vanier Canada Scholar at the… +Read More
06/12/17

Anti-poverty groups urging Trudeau government to boost child benefit

OTTAWA – A national coalition of anti-poverty groups is asking the Trudeau government to boost the basic amount it provides in child benefits in hopes of cutting child poverty rates in Canada in half by the end of the decade.… +Read More
06/07/17

More education, change to come: TRC commissioner Marie Wilson on 2nd anniversary of calls to action

‘If we keep doing everything the way we’ve always done, that change will not happen’ She told CBC Radio’s The Morning Edition that people who make glib comments about residential schools like ‘it couldn’t have been all bad’ fail to understand why countries hold truth and reconciliation commissions. “You don’t have a truth and reconciliation commission when everything is going well,” she said. “You have one because something terribly wrong has happened.” ‘They’re not all about what the government should do.’ – Marie Wilson... +Read More
05/18/17

Students in Warman to Participate in Virtual Town Hall on Climate Change

Students have investigated the impacts of climate change in their communities and are now ready to present their recommendations to the Minister of Environment. Students at Warman High School will join their voices with students from 19 other high schools… +Read More
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