Michele Audette’s journey in the Indigenous women’s movement began right from her birth, she insists, when her mother married a non-Native man and immediately lost her status under now-repealed sections of Canada’s Indian Act.
Shannen’s dream–to bring First Nation children’s unequal education up to Canadian standards–came one step closer to reality on her home reserve of Attawapiskat in northern Ontario.
Underneath the vibrant, diverse surface of a thriving arts and culture scene, Vancouver faces a loss of its brightest painters, dancers, designers, makers and performers to greener pastures. VO investigates how rising real estate prices are crunching our city’s artists.
Last April, as lawyers prepared for an inquiry into the Pickton investigation, retired street nurse Bonnie Fournier was told to expect a call. Nine days remain, and she’s still waiting.
In the wake of an Aboriginal lawyer’s resignation from hearings into why police failed to catch serial killer Robert Pickton sooner, 15 groups rejected pleas to rejoin proceedings.
Beverley Wybrow, president and CEO of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, hopes to empower women to overcome barriers. Photo by David P. Ball
Is there a link between the tar sands pipelines, the premiers’ health conference, and Indigenous rights? The Left Coast Post sat down with Indigenous advocates in Victoria.
It’s been 22 years since the Montreal massacre. We talk violence against women, and ways to end it, with a survival sex work organizer Jennifer Allan.
Does a rising tide lift all boats? Canada’s wealth gap becoming a chasm, says OECD
Homeless shelter asks: No room at the inn for Mary and Joseph?