A class-action lawsuit against the Canadian government on behalf of tens of thousands of indigenous children who were seized and moved to white families in an adoption wave known as the “Sixties Scoop” can now proceed after being approved by an Ontario judge.
Idle No More blockader Ron Plain, 51, has been ordered by a judge to pay CN railway $16,000 in fines for the 13-day protest that captured the country’s attention.
On June 19, long-time Member of Parliament, one-time Liberal Party chief, and former NDP provincial premier Bob Rae revealed he would be stepping down in order to negotiate on behalf of nine First Nations over the region’s resource development.
Have we gone too far in preventing Rob Ford-like outbursts and gaffes on the campaign trail?
If we are serious about dealing with the heterosexism and transphobia that young queer people face in the school system, it requires doing far more than having GSAs, says Gary Kinsman. Photo published in Xtra!
Ontario is leading the way towards an American-style private health care system, says the Ontario Health Coalition. But communities are mobilizing to protect medicare.
In 10 years, the small log cabin by Slant Lake – just off-reserve at Asubpeeschoseewagong (Grassy Narrows) First Nation in northwest Ontario – has been home to hundreds, from anti-clearcutting community members to non-Native environmental allies and warriors of other Indigenous nations.
Two Anishinaabe men attempting to renounce their Indian Status under Canada’s controversial Indian Act are being rebuffed by the Ontario government.
On the 162nd anniversary of the signing of the Robinson-Huron treaty, leaders representing the signatory nations delivered a letter to Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor demanding an increase in annuity payments.
Decades after Dryden Chemicals dumped 10 tonnes of the neurotoxin into northwest Ontario’s English-Wabigoon River in the 1960s, Aboriginal communities are literally reeling from its effects.