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Why Canada’s top court should weigh in on electoral reform

<i>Benjamin Perrin is a law professor at the University of British Columbia and a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy.</i><p><i>---------------------------------------</i><p>The House of Commons special committee on electoral reform has started hearings into alternatives to the …

Canada’s premiers reach internal free trade pact

Canada will be transformed into a free-trade area under an agreement reached by the country's premiers on Friday that would sweep away a two-decades-old internal trade pact criticized for creating too many trade barriers between provinces.<p>The new agreement would do away with many of the thousands …

Critics say Canada's inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women will be toothless | VICE News

Canada's long-awaited missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry hasn't yet begun, but leaked documents outlining its mandate have already been panned by Indigenous communities as toothless.<p>Not only does it not direct commissioners to review police and police practices, they say it also doesn't …

A Young Native American's Journey From Jail To Award-Winning Film Actor -- Lessons In How To Help Our Struggling Youth

<b>Wendell Mills, Lead Actor Escape</b><p><i>Image via Anthony Two Moons</i><p>"I have been in trouble for drinking, selling weed and beating up people since I was fourteen, and by the age of sixteen I was already in jail." That was Wendell Mills Jr.'s life up until a year ago. In July of last year, two months after …

Josiah Wilson, the Indian Act, hereditary governance and blood quantum

The story of Josiah Wilson, the Haiti-born, Heiltsuk First Nation adopted basketball player, has raised questions of Indigenous identity much bigger …

We Have To Talk About How Police Target Native Americans

<i>An armed police officer stands watch over as a march for Indigenous rights and against the upcoming G8 and G20 Summits, moves through the streets of</i> …

10 Horrific Native American Massacres

The first 100 years or so of the United States’ existence was filled with travesties like the Civil War and the enormous slave trade which flourished …

An Exhaustive Photo Series of Native American Life

Starting in 1906, photographer Edward Curtis spent decades traveling across America to chronicle Native American populations, publishing 20 volumes …

Improve relations with Indigenous students, says school board

The Greater Essex District School Board is hoping instructors teaching Ojibway and Oneida in two secondary schools will take a step in building …

76: George Couros | Part 1 | How The Innovator's Mindset Can Transform Your School | You Cannot Change People, But You Can Create An Environment Where Change Can Happen | Knowledge Is The Springboard For Creativity And Innovation

George Couros is the author of the highly acclaimed book, The Innovator’s Mindset, and the Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning …

Innovation

Bridging the Knowledge Gap | This is a Canadian Issue

When Lisa* graduated from teacher’s college to become a social studies teacher she wanted to teach her students about Indigenous issues, but even as …

Saint Mary's University appoints director of Indigenous education

Saint Mary's University has appointed a new director of Indigenous education as the next step toward the larger goal of "Indigenizing" the school and …

Canadian Teacher’s Federation

<b>OTTAWA</b> – A pan-Canadian survey of nearly 1,900 teachers reveals a high need for quality information and education resources on Aboriginal language …

Pedagogy

5 ways education could produce a brighter future for Indigenous people

A little over a year since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report, the federal government has committed to repairing the …

A century later, justice for Quebec First Nation devastated by power dam

Christian Awashish knows that history can’t be undone.<p>Nothing will erase the floods that washed away his ancestors’ homes, poisoned their drinking …

Lethbridge man makes explosive discovery on acreage

A southern Alberta man made an interesting discovery on his rural property just outside of Lethbridge. Patrick Berthelot unearthed a couple of World …

World War II

Manitoba Métis mark 200 years since the Battle of Seven Oaks

This weekend marks 200 years since the Métis flag's infinity symbol waved over Frog Plain in a confrontation that would go down in Canadian …

The Untold Stories Of Quebec City's Greatest Attractions

Written in the cobblestone streets of Quebec City are stories about what life used to be like in the capital founded by French explorer Samuel de …

Statue honours Indigenous people at Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The first part of a new statue that will honour the history of Indigenous people was unveiled at The Forks on Tuesday.<p>The Southern Chiefs …

Archaeologist says returning First Nations heritage a big, expensive job

Premier Christy Clark called on museums and institutions around the world to return culturally significant artifacts to B.C. First Nations on …

Joseph Boyden pens Heritage Minute to illustrate horrors of residential schools

It was an ongoing fascination with the story of Chanie Wenjack, and especially a photo of him, that prompted Joseph Boyden to write Canada's most …

Campsite dating back 12,000 years unearthed by Route 8

Archaeologists say a campsite unearthed just metres from a new highway in Fredericton could be more than 12,000 years old.<p>The campsite held 600 …

A Look Inside the Buried Huron Village in the Heart of Toronto

<i>Now and Then explores the stories behind Toronto’s historical plaques and monuments.</i><p>A reconstructed Iroquoian longhouse and palisade at Iroquoian …

Construction site near Kamloops uncovers proof of 'pre-contact Indigenous habitation'

An archaeological dig at a construction site on Kamloops Lake has led to a find that local Indigenous oral stories had long pointed to — a …