Residential school survivors didn’t want to ‘wear’ decision to raise flag: documents

OTTAWA — Documents show some residential school survivors told Ottawa they didn’t want to “wear” a decision to raise the Canadian flag, as the government…

Gord Downie LEGACY event returns to Burlington Performing Arts Centre

Press Release Some shows aim to entertain. Some are designed to engage. LEGACY: In Support of the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund is that…

Lawsuit between Manitoba and Indigenous agencies over child welfare practice in court

WINNIPEG — Lawyers for Indigenous child welfare agencies in Manitoba are in court today as part of an ongoing lawsuit accusing the provincial government of…

Ontario Supports Virtual Learning at Six Nations Polytechnic Institute


Province provides more access to on-line courses and retraining opportunities BRANTFORD – The Ontario government is supporting 7 innovative virtual learning projects at Six Nations…

CITIZENS DECLARE VICTORY IN FIGHT FOR ARROWDALE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CITIZENS DECLARE VICTORY IN FIGHT FOR ARROWDALE April 28, 2021 – Brantford, Onitariio [TSI KANATÁHERE] The Ontario Court of Appeal has released…

City of Brantford, A Historical Study of the Applicability of Ontario Provincial Legislation

BRANTFORD, Ontario – Jan. 1, 2021 – Two Row Times — The City of Brantford Legal Study is a study into the history that aims to bring out facts about…

Lack of capital for major project investments cited by Indigenous business panel

CALGARY — Limited and slow access to capital is a major barrier to First Nations’ ability to take ownership roles in the resource megaprojects being…

First Nations police services look to throne speech pledge for higher, stable funding

OTTAWA — The Rama Police Service, which serves the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, does not have dedicated funding for forensic and crime investigation units,…

4th annual Celebration of Nations to reflect upon our current state of existence with virtual programming

On Friday 11 September, Celebration of Nations will begin virtually with a profound short film entitled Starborn that captures the essence of our current existence. Delivered in the…

Lives Lost: Seneca Nation mourns 91 year old, 2 daughters

By Joaqlin Estus During a recent procession for three Seneca women who died of COVID-19, community members lined the streets. A giant Seneca Nation flag…

Long running coal plant on Navajo Nation stops production

By Felicia Fonseca, The Canadian Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers in the West for nearly 50 years shut…

Media Release: Indigenous films take centre stage at Forest City Film Festival

London, ON. – London’s film festival is joining the national conversation about First Nations people and inclusion. Fresh from opening the Toronto International Film Festival,…

Press Release: National Indigenous Cannabis & Hemp Conference 2019

The legalization of marijuana has created new economic opportunities for Canada’s Indigenous population. Still, many communities lack the information necessary to capitalize on the growth…

Tsilhqot’in Nation plans peaceful action to protect two sacred lakes from mining

VANCOUVER — A First Nations organization British Columbia says its members intend to peacefully take action to protect two lakes with cultural and spiritual significance…

McGill drops Redmen name, citing pain caused to Indigenous students

MONTREAL — McGill University is dropping the Redmen name for its men’s varsity sports teams, effective immediately, the university announced Friday. Principal Suzanne Fortier said…