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Extraordinary Donation of $1 million for Chez Doris Day Shelter

MONTREAL, May 6, 2018  – Chez Doris women’s day shelter is to receive an exceptional donation of $1 million from Mr. Andrew Harper, a retired Montreal businessman. Mr. Harper, now 95, owned and operated with his…

Ontario Investing in Indigenous Youth and Communities

Province Helping Address Urgent Needs in First Nations Communities April 30, 2018 Ontario is helping address urgent, unmet needs in First Nations communities across Ontario by investing in Indigenous youth…

Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools healing and commemoration

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Grants to stop violence, promote Indigenous healing

April 20, 2018 SURREY – Women escaping violence, Indigenous families healing from intergenerational trauma, and youth needing mentorship to resist gang involvement will benefit from nearly $6.5 million in grants…

Indigenous graduate programs release new book on indigenous resurgence in “everyday” settings

The Indigenous Governance (IGOV) Program at the University of Victoria and the Indigenous Politics Program (UHIP) at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa, to donate all book proceeds to Intercontinental Cry. WINNIPEG, April 9,…

National Inquiry concludes third Community Hearing on the East Coast

Happy Valley – Goose Bay, Labrador –An additional 27 family members and survivors of violence were able to share their truths with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women…

Government of Canada supporting Mokami Status of Women Council services for Innu and Inuit Women in Labrador

March 13, 2018 –  Happy Valley-Goose Bay, (Labrador) – Indigenous Services Canada Today, MP Yvonne Jones on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated the Mokami…

Minister of Justice has agreed to an extension of Whitehorse Correctional Centre inspection

February 26, 2018 Minister of Justice Tracy-Anne McPhee has extended the period for David Loukidelis to conduct the independent inspection of the Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC). Mr. Loukidelis now has…

Ontario helpline established to assist First Nations women – Manitoulin.ca

February 21, 2018 THUNDER BAY—The province is supporting Beendigen Inc., an Indigenous family shelter in Thunder Bay, to expand culturally appropriate helpline services for Indigenous women across Ontario. For over…

Inquiry hears of links between child abuse and suicide in Rankin Inlet – APTN News

February 21, 2018 Betsy Kalaserk may have taken her own life as an adult but it was a fate sealed by the abuse she suffered as a child says her…

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