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  • Editorial: Are community standards needed for released sex offenders?

    Editorial: Are community standards needed for released sex offenders?0

    When it comes to protecting children, the more information adults are armed with, the better. All children have the right to live happy and safe lives, especially in our home community. But when it comes to sex crimes against children — where does protecting the right of an offender to resume life after jail fall

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  • What does reconciliation actually mean?

    What does reconciliation actually mean?0

    If anyone has been listening to the speeches of the Canadian PM lately you may notice that Justin Trudeau has been saying the word reconciliation again and again. Many of the Queen’s people have been repeating the word reconciliation without understanding what it really means. The problem of colonization is an on-going one that isn’t

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  • Do settled land claims count as reconciliation?0

    One of Ontario’s First Nations has finally settled an outstanding land claim. As part of the settlement Mitaanjigamiing will have 1656 hectares added to their reserve and a financial compensation package including $23 million from Canada and $1.8 million from Ontario. The negotiated agreement settles the Treaty Land Entitlement claim by providing land owed to the community under the terms of Treaty

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  • Time for an election code overhaul

    Time for an election code overhaul0

    Six Nations social media circles have been swirling the last month or so with conversations about what the community wants in its leadership. And the conversation is saying one thing loud and clear — Six Nations is looking for younger, millennial thinking in positions of leadership. While we can’t necessarily work as a community to

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  • Protecting children is more important than freedom of the press

    Protecting children is more important than freedom of the press0

    On Monday, parents who stood all night to keep watch outside the accused’s home gathered at the Six Nations Elected Council chambers to get a briefing by Six Nations Police Chief Glenn Lickers. Tensions were high, the fear and grief of the parents present in the room were tangible. It was evident people were worried

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  • Editorial: Local reaction to the acquittal of Gerald Stanley

    Editorial: Local reaction to the acquittal of Gerald Stanley0

    Outrage. There is no other word that can adequately describe the feeling across all of Canada this weekend at the acquittal of Gerald Stanley by an all white jury in the shooting death of Colten Boushie. There is nothing that could have harmed the work of reconciliation in Canada between the systems that be and

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