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More Indigenous-led services for youth needed to prevent deaths, inquest hears

More Indigenous-led services for youth needed to prevent deaths, inquest hears

Ontario should establish more Indigenous-led and culturally appropriate services for youth in crisis to prevent tragedies similar to the death of an Indigenous teen who went missing from a group home, a lawyer representing his grandmother argued Wedn
Seven vying to lead First Nations advocacy group; vote takes place at end of month

Seven vying to lead First Nations advocacy group; vote takes place at end of month

WINNIPEG — Seven candidates are running to take over leadership of an advocacy group representing First Nations in Manitoba after it removed its previous leader over sexual harassment allegations.
Drought, lack of rain, high temperatures and wildfires by the numbers in B.C.

Drought, lack of rain, high temperatures and wildfires by the numbers in B.C.

VANCOUVER — British Columbia should be well into its rainy season, but instead, persistent hot and dry weather has created drought conditions. Here are some of the numbers connected with the drought: --- Recorded rainfall between July and Oct.
Ottawa signs agreement to find Indigenous policing solutions after mass stabbing

Ottawa signs agreement to find Indigenous policing solutions after mass stabbing

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask.
Autopsy panel testifies at inquest into Indigenous men's police custody deaths

Autopsy panel testifies at inquest into Indigenous men's police custody deaths

A forensic pathologist told a coroner's inquest on Monday that a man who died from hypertensive heart disease while in Thunder Bay police custody might have survived if he had been assessed and sent to a hospital, though it's difficult to know for su
Winnipeg safe space expanding services for Indigenous women and girls with new funds

Winnipeg safe space expanding services for Indigenous women and girls with new funds

WINNIPEG — An Indigenous-led safe space for sexually exploited women and girls is expecting to expand its reach in Winnipeg with funds from the federal government. Ottawa says nearly $7 million is to help with operating costs at Velma's House.
‘No one is really taking care of us’: Little progress made on improving Inuit housing

‘No one is really taking care of us’: Little progress made on improving Inuit housing

YELLOWKNIFE — Meeka Atagootak says the house in Pond Inlet on Nunavut's Baffin Island that she shares with her children and grandchildren is "unlivable" 12 years after a water truck hit and damaged it.
Quebec youth care agency not serious about fighting racism: Indigenous advocate

Quebec youth care agency not serious about fighting racism: Indigenous advocate

MONTREAL — A Montreal-based child and family services agency isn't serious about improving care for Indigenous youth, and no one is holding it accountable, an advocate for Indigenous people said Friday.
Mendicino to visit site of stabbing massacre, discuss First Nations policing

Mendicino to visit site of stabbing massacre, discuss First Nations policing

The federal public safety minister says he is to travel next week to Saskatchewan's James Smith Cree Nation, where 11 people were killed in a mass stabbing, to advance the government's plan to have First Nations policing recognized as an essential se

Rainfall, drought and wildfires by the numbers in British Columbia

VANCOUVER — British Columbia should be well into its rainy season, but instead persistent hot and dry weather has created drought conditions. Here are some of the numbers connected with the drought: --- Recorded rainfall between July and Oct.
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