Tag Archives: Aboriginal

Gord Downie’s ‘Secret Path’ explores Canada’s dark history with First Nations Arts & Entertainment,News

By: Hunter Crowther Months after an emotional farewell cross-country tour as the frontman of The Tragically Hip, Gord Downie is exploring Canada’s troubled history with First Nations in his latest solo album. Secret Path, Downie’s fifth solo album that’s released Oct. 18, tells the story of Chanie Wenjack, a 12-year-old First Nations boy who died in 1966

Read more

Federal government discriminates against aboriginal children, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decides News,Politics

Canada’s federal government has discriminated against First Nations children by not providing the same level of funding for child welfare services according to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal on Tuesday morning.

Ottawa roundtable discusses murdered, missing Aboriginal women News,Politics

Rinelle Harper (L) and Perry Bellegarde (R)

Several Aboriginal leaders and provincial premiers met at a roundtable discussion in Ottawa on Friday to discuss the ongoing issue, supported by a presentation to the government by victims’ families.

Humber’s commemoration of the Montreal Massacre Features

By Lucy Sky Saturday marks the Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre. Humber College held its commemoration of the massacre on Dec. 4 in the main concourse. Lone gunman Marc Lépine killed 14 women and wounded 10 other, all students at the École Polytechnique,

Read more