February 4, 2020

Increasing the number of Aboriginal professionals in health care is part of reconciliation



Head of Ontario teachers union says Ford government bid to alter supply-teacher hiring rule derailed talks

February 4, 2020

The Ontario government’s proposal to gut a hiring regulation for supply teachers and cut special education supports led to a breakdown in contract talks with its elementary teachers, according to the head of their union.



Surprise and confusion over replacement of Aurora College’s president

February 5, 2020

‘He did seem like the right person for the job,’ says Yellowknife Centre MLA of outgoing president



Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre recognized with heritage award

February 3, 2020

The award was granted for SRSC’s work to support truth and reconciliation efforts as well as the preservation of the legacy of the Indian residential school system



Plan International Canada to reach Indigenous youth

February 4, 2020

The company’s CSR program DivaCares will donate product and menstrual health education resources to empower Indigenous girls in James Bay



More mental health help for college and university students

February 3, 2020

In the past year, 46 per cent of Ontario’s postsecondary students reported that they felt symptoms of depression compromising their ability to function



Imagining and creating Indigenous futures

February 1, 2020

Well over one hundred Indigenous community leaders, experts, and decision makers are expected to gather at Trent University February 18 to 21, 2020 for CINSA 2020, a conference co-hosted by the Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network (UAKN), the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies at Trent University, and the Canadian Indigenous/Native Studies Association (CINSA).



Thunder Bay set to Celebrate International Mother Languages Day on February 21 2020

February 2, 2020

Thunder Bay will join the world on February 21, 2020, in celebrating International Mother Language Day.



Algonquin author Karen McBride explores grief, language, land claims and why home is medicine in Crow Winter

January 30, 2020

Karen McBride is an Algonquin author from Timiskaming First Nation, Quebec, whose debut novel, Crow Winter, explores themes of grief, the healing powers of home, and the magic behind the cultural stories of the Anishinaabe.



Northern Manitoba First Nations partner with Teach For Canada to address teacher shortage

January 29, 2020

God’s Lake Narrows First Nation, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, and Northlands Denesuline First Nation have partnered with Teach For Canada to address problems of low teacher supply and high teacher turnover.



NWT government failing to meet student’s needs in small community

January 29, 2020

“With the language the child needs to concentrate but can hear people talking in English. He or she cannot concentrate. You can hear what the other students are doing because there are no walls,” Manuel said.



Job readiness, literacy, numeracy focus of report on direction of Alberta’s curriculum

January 29, 2020

Those resources come in the form of a historic, $175 million agreement between the province and seven Carrier Sekani First Nations. Dubbed the Pathways Forward 2.0 Agreement, the deal provides revenue sharing and processes for collaborative decision-making to the seven Carrier Sekani First Nations in four main areas: economic development, socio-cultural programming, governance and environmental stewardship.