Minister accuses Conservatives of trying to sabotage federal dental program

By: Laura Osman Health Minister Mark Holland is accusing the Conservatives of trying to "sabotage" the government's dental care program by calling up dental associations…

AFN national chief meets with PM on FN priorities

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss First Nations’ rights, priorities, and needed investments leading…

Dedwasnyeha’ Dwanoha’ Ohwejade – We will take care of Mother Earth

The Gathering Place by the Grand on Six Nations held a gathering of Indigenous Knowledge Holders, Scholars and Conservationists last week. The convention center was…

Bitcoin briefly touches all-time high before retreat

By: Ian Bickis Bitcoin briefly touched an all-time high Tuesday of more than US$69,000 before losing thousands of dollars of value within hours.  The record…

Federal tax change could raise electricity, gas bills in some provinces

By: Mia Rabson A proposed income tax change to crack down on cross-border tax avoidance could unintentionally hike power bills and natural gas rates for…

I WILL NOT BECOME A MONSTER

My name is Hiroyasu Percival Chávez Sakano also known as Inti Amaterasu. I am an immigrant. I have been a guest on this land since…

Decades later Tetris has finally been solved

By CorelliGG Tetris, the timeless puzzle game, isn’t just about stacking blocks; it’s about unlocking the secrets hidden within its colorful world. Meet Willis, also…

Rethinking masculinity: Teaching men how to love and be loved

By Jamie Paris, Instructor, Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media, University of Manitoba How will young men learn to love when many messages seem…

Métis Nations, federal ministers sit for a bilateral mechanism meeting to hash out relationship, priorities

By Shari Narine, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Windspeaker.com Updated with clarification on the co-development principles. Legislation may be the only way to ensure that a…

Indigenous artists nominated for Juno Awards

TORONTO — The 2024 Juno Award nominations were announced with 19 Indigenous artists in the running. Three Indigenous artists are nominated for Contemporary Roots Album…

Two Native American boys died at a boarding school in the 1890s. Now, the tribe wants them home

By Jim Salter   When two Native American boys from Nebraska died after being taken to a notorious boarding school hundreds of miles away in…

‘We’re still losing kids’: Young panelists discuss intergenerational trauma at Iqaluit conference

By Jeff Pelletier, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A panel of young adults spoke of how intergenerational trauma from residential schools continues to impact their lives…

Suffering in silence: Men’s and boys’ mental health are still overlooked in sport

By Michael Kehler, Werklund Research Professor, Masculinities Studies, University of Calgary; and Gabriel Knott-Fayle, Postdoctoral Scholar of Masculinities Studies in Education, University of Calgary  …

A famed NYC museum is closing two Native American halls. Harvard and others have taken similar steps

By Philip Marcelo   NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s American Museum of Natural History is closing two halls featuring Native American objects starting Saturday,…

Report details cost estimates, risks of proposed Manitoba landfill search for remains

The proposed search of a Winnipeg-area landfill for the remains of two slain First Nations women could cost $90 million — about half the projected…