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by CBC News (photo credit Kathy Fitzpatrick/CBC) Last night in Saskatoon people brainstormed ideas for helping the families of murdered...
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by Renee Lewis - Aljazeera America (photo credit Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images) Hundreds of young women have been murdered with impunity since 1993 just across the U.S.-Mexico border in the city of Juarez — a place known for brutal cartel violence and rampant corruption. Many activists say authorities are failing to... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
By Betty Ann Adam -The Starphoenix (photo credit Gord Waldner) Grassroots organizers and First Nations leaders are seeking ways to cope with stricter voter identification rules that many fear will reduce the turnout of aboriginal voters in the next federal election. Two women are leading a call for volunteers to... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
by CBC News (photo credit Shaun Malley/CBC) The food security group Feeding My Family is calling for a one-day boycott of North West Company stores throughout the North at the end of January. A recent report by Canada's auditor general on the Nutrition North program found the federal government doesn't require retailers to... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
By: Steve Rennie - The Canadian Press (photo credit Sean Kilpatrick) IQALUIT, Nunavut - Israel Mablick opens the door of his refrigerator and takes stock of its meagre offerings. "This is all we have for food," he says, gesturing to the mostly empty shelves. There is a small pot of leftover... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
From the cover story of Maclean's to defamation lawsuits, can we build some bridges? By Rosanna Deerchild, CBC News Posted: Jan 24, 2015 10:49 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 24, 2015 1:15 PM ET Read moreAdd your reaction Share
by CBC News Yukon's opposition politicians say the territorial government is being bull-headed by seeking an appeal of the Yukon Supreme Court decision on the Peel watershed plan. Both NDP leader Liz Hanson and Liberal leader Sandy Silver are critical of the governing Yukon Party's decision to appeal a December ruling by... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
How the death of Tina Fontaine has finally forced the city to face its festering race problem.By Nancy MacdonaldPhotos by John Woods January 22, 2015 Read moreAdd your reaction Share
The Northern Dene Trapper Alliance have been staying in trapper tents for the past 60 days, 10 km north of LaLoche, Saskatchewan along Hwy #955. They established the Camp on November 19, 2014 to show their grave concern over the amount of uranium and oilsands exploration that is taking place... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
by CBC News (photo credit Kathy Fitzpatrick/CBC) Last night in Saskatoon people brainstormed ideas for helping the families of murdered and missing aboriginal women. They packed the hall at Station 20 West in the city's core. About 150 people turned out, both aboriginal and non-aboriginal. The gathering was organized by... Read moreAdd your reaction Share
by CBC News At least one elder from a northern Manitoba First Nation, where Premier Greg Selinger delivered a landmark apology this week, says a statement was long overdue for the damages caused by hydroelectric development to the land and water. Selinger travelled to the Pimicikamak Cree Nation on Tuesday to issue a... Read moreAdd your reaction Share