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  • Gathering at Nathan Phillips Square finalizes

    Gathering at Nathan Phillips Square finalizes0

    TORONTO — The Indian Residential School Survivors (IRSS) Legacy Celebration which was the first of its kind finalized last Thursday after three days of celebrating indigenous legacies of resiliency and healing. Placed outside of Toronto City Hall, the gathering honoured residential school survivors and their families, and offered educational programming for visitors. “We are pleased

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  • Killer rapist Paul Bernardo set for parole bid after 25 years in prison (Bernardo-Parole)

    Killer rapist Paul Bernardo set for parole bid after 25 years in prison (Bernardo-Parole)0

    Paul Bernardo, whose very name became synonymous with sadistic sexual perversion, is expected to plead for release on Wednesday by arguing he has done what he could to improve himself during his 25 years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement. Designated a dangerous offender, Bernardo, 54, became eligible for parole in February but has so

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  • Advocates press for child welfare to be priority in MMIW inquiry

    Advocates press for child welfare to be priority in MMIW inquiry0

    WINNIPEG — A Manitoba First Nations children’s advocate says the child welfare system “eats up” Indigenous children and is designed to keep their families at a disadvantage. Cora Morgan, with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, told the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women that the system is set up to apprehend children, not to support families. The inquiry is holding

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  • Report says Moccasin Flats removal disrupted lives

    Report says Moccasin Flats removal disrupted lives0

    FORT MCMURRAY — A report says the eviction of a Metis settlement in Fort McMurray four decades ago disrupted the community’s way of life and had lasting effect on people’s lives. The report examines the removal of the Metis from Moccassin Flats in the late 1970s and early 1980s. It says at the time, the

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  • Downtown Toronto hosts an Indigenous Cultural Gathering

    Downtown Toronto hosts an Indigenous Cultural Gathering0

    TORONTO — A Residential School Survivors Legacy Celebration is on for October 9-11, 2018 to honour 500+ residential school survivors and their families. The three-day gathering will be held at Nathan Phillips Square, and will feature Indigenous songs, stories, language, food, performance, installations and demonstrations. Over 20 painted teepees will host drop-in workshops that offer

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  • Feds, Indigenous groups agree on spending plans for $1.7 billion for child care

    Feds, Indigenous groups agree on spending plans for $1.7 billion for child care0

    OTTAWA — Three national Indigenous organizations will receive a combined $1.7 billion to spend on child care over the coming decade under an agreement announced on Monday. The Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the Métis National Council and the Government of Canada say they are working together to improve early learning and child

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