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Canada failing Black, Indigenous prisoners as overrepresentation persists: report

Canada failing Black, Indigenous prisoners as overrepresentation persists: report

OTTAWA — Canada has made scant progress in addressing the overrepresentation of Black and Indigenous people in prisons, with some facing even worse conditions than a decade ago, a new report says.
Feds look to international missing persons commission for help on unmarked graves

Feds look to international missing persons commission for help on unmarked graves

OTTAWA — The Canadian government approached an international commission that helped identify the remains of those killed during 9/11 and the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster to potentially aid its response to the discovery of unmarked graves at former resi

INSTANT BRANDS DONATES 3,600 AIR PURIFIERS TO FIRST NATIONS HEALTH AUTHORITY

INSTANT BRANDS DONATES 3,600 AIR PURIFIERS TO FIRST NATIONS HEALTH AUTHORITY DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov.

An attack of Indigenous rights is an attack on nature conservation

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Robin J.
Manitoba licence plate on missing, murdered Indigenous women in the works

Manitoba licence plate on missing, murdered Indigenous women in the works

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen says a new licence plate could be in place by next summer to raise money for families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Saskatchewan chiefs sound alarm after new report finds high levels of suicide

Saskatchewan chiefs sound alarm after new report finds high levels of suicide

SASKATOON — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says it's alarmed by a new report that found disproportionate rates of self-harm and suicide among First Nations people in Saskatchewan.
Co-owner Grant has enjoyed stellar ride with Bulldog Hanover

Co-owner Grant has enjoyed stellar ride with Bulldog Hanover

It's been quite the ride for Brad Grant. Since buying into heralded pacer Bulldog Hanover in 2021, the trucking magnate from Milton, Ont., has had plenty to celebrate.

World-champion Bulldog Hanover earns impressive Crown victory

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Dexter Dunn and world-champion Bulldog Hanover earned a measure of redemption Saturday night at the US$6.7-million ($9.06 million Canadian) Breeders Crown.

Canadians Roy, McClure capture Crown victories on their home track

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. — Home-track advantage paid off nicely for Canadian drivers Louis-Philippe Roy and Bob McClure on Friday night. Roy and McClure won the first two races of the US$6.7-million ($9.
Quebec judge grants interim injunction stopping McGill project over Mohawk concerns

Quebec judge grants interim injunction stopping McGill project over Mohawk concerns

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge has ordered a temporary halt to excavation work on a major McGill University project after an Indigenous group raised concerns about possible unmarked graves.
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