Tag Archives: First Nations

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

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Food bank for First Nations launches at Humber Food,News

Britnei Bilhete This week marked the launch of a food drive benefitting northwestern Ontario First Nations communities. The Aboriginal Resource Centre is partnering with Humber College Support Staff for the initiative during the 28th annual Support Staff Appreciation Week. The foodbank runs from Feb. 10-19. “Some of our Humber students actually come from northwestern Ontario,” said

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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.