New Hamilton program helps Indigenous single moms get a diploma and ‘build confidence’

August 18, 2022

A program being run by the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre (HRIC) is helping Indigenous women who are single mothers get a college diploma.

UBC Senate votes to rescind honorary degree given to bishop involved in residential schools

August 18, 2022

The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver Senate voted Wednesday evening to rescind an honorary degree given to the late Catholic bishop John Fergus O’Grady, a priest and the former principal of the Kamloops Indian Residential School where the Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation is investigating possible unmarked burial sites.

Young people learn about environment, tackling climate change through Métis traditions at Manitoba day camp

August 18, 2022

A group of Métis youth in southwestern Manitoba got a chance last week to be part of a program that aims to help them understand the world around them by sharing traditional teachings and getting active in the great outdoors.

Government of Canada invests nearly $3 million in Canadore College to support innovation, cyber-security and seniors in North Bay and beyond

August 16, 2022

Federal funding helps Canadore College expand its programing to support students, businesses, municipalities and Indigenous communities, creating more than 95 jobs.

Molson Coors Driving Sustainable Impact with Additional $1.5 Million in Grants to Advance Social Justice & Equity

Chiefs of Ontario – Education Agreement Resources

August 16, 2022

Funding aims to increase equitable access to higher education, economic opportunity, and social justice for BIPOC communities in Canada and in the United States.


A Sioux Lookout grandmother takes to TikTok to share Anishnaabemowin with her granddaughter

August 16, 2022

Crystal Harrison Collin of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation has been sharing Anishnaabemowin lessons with her granddaughter on TikTok.

Bring Indigenous languages into the home with translated Robert Munsch books

August 15, 2022

Translating a selection of well-loved Robert Munsch books into nêhiyawêwin (Cree) and denesųłıné (Dene) caps off a two-year project undertaken by University nuxełhot’įne thaaɁehots’į nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills (UnBQ) to help revitalize Indigenous languages.

Artists draw on Indigenous teachings, land-based learning to create water vessels at Manitoba workshop

August 13, 2022

A Winnipeg-based artist is getting her hands dirty this summer for a 10-day workshop in Grand Rapids, Man., that focuses on harvesting clay by hand to create traditional Indigenous water vessels.

Michipicoten First Nation celebrates with youth and Elders

August 12, 2022

Michipicoten’s 24th Youth and Elders Gathering, held from July 25-29, was a success after two-plus years of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Chiefs of Ontario have created a versatile and easy-to-use toolkit for First Nations to negotiate Education Agreements with Ontario school boards that meets their unique needs. The Education Agreement resources are available on the Chiefs of Ontario Education Portal here: For more information, please contact