With Ottawa embroiled in a mushrooming number of financial embarrassments, observers across Indian Country are raising their collective eyebrows over the Conservatives’ focus on alleged First Nations improprieties.
Where does the Green Party stand on the vote-splitting anxieties — and on the NDP’s promises to rein in oil pipelines and tankers? An interview with leader Jane Sterk.
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association warns that last night’s passage of Bill S-7 is “very dangerous.” The group’s national security director Sukanya Pillay explains why.
What does Liberal leadership candidate Joyce Murray have to say about co-operation, cannabis, climate change — and Campbell’s Cabinet?
Sex workers in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside will soon be getting special wallet-sized cards educating about their rights with police, thanks to two advocacy groups — Pivot Legal Society and Sex Workers United Against Violence (SWUAV).
Carrying red roses for the dead and yellow for the missing, thousands marched through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside to end violence against aboriginal women in Canada. Photo by David P. Ball
As Idle No More prepares for its next day of action on January 28, Indigenous activists and thinkers are taking time to reflect on the grassroots movement
Idle No More again flexed its muscles across the country yesterday, the third and largest Indigenous day of action since the grassroots movement began one month ago, on International Human Rights Day.
Here’s a look back over some of my key stories of the last year.
One week after hereditary leaders of the Wet’suwet’en nation, in northern B.C., evicted Apache company-hired surveyors from their traditional territories, allies across Canada and the U.S. are holding protests in solidarity with the pipeline blockade.