By Gordon Sinclair Jr. Winnipeg Free Press Mar. 12, 2016 – Wab Kinew is intelligent, articulate, multi-talented and ambitious, an assessment the 34-year-old has no trouble agreeing with, I’m sure. He’s a former hip-hop artist, an actor, author and journalist who grew up in relative privilege as the son of a University of Winnipeg professorREAD MORE
OTTAWA – The Bank of Canada is inviting the public to nominate iconic women from Canada’s past to appear on the next issue of bank notes. “Today, on International Women’s Day, the Bank of Canada is taking the first step by launching public consultations to select an iconic Canadian woman to be featured on thisREAD MORE
BRANTFORD – Legendary troubadour Bruce Cockburn brings 40 years and 31 albums of insightful lyrics and masterful guitar work to the Brantford Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, February 15th.READ MORE
A new article from the Law Times revealed that by far the largest spending on legal battles by the Canadian government is taking place in what most people still know as “Indian Affairs”.READ MORE
SIMCOE – A twenty-five-year-old Ojibwa mother of two, Heather Harnois, finds herself neither an Indian or a Canadian after being denied a social insurance number, health-care coverage and child tax benefits.READ MORE
BRANTFORD – The Canadian Military Heritage Museum in Brantford has a great display section dedicated to the Onkwehon:we allied warriors from the American Revolution to today’s warriors in uniform around the world.
Rick Shaver, chair of the museum, says his display has been heavily viewed by non-Native visitors and school children.READ MORE