Nishnawbe Aski Nation and Ryerson have come up with an innovative strategy, but Canada and Ontario haven’t committed funding yet
The northern Ontario community that has struggled with suicide opened its first elementary school in over a decade in 2014. Now it’s closed indefinitely.
Officers describe long hours, no backup, and chronic underfunding in Canada's far north First Nations.
But the $70-million commitment over three years is a fraction of what a provincial government has pledged. And leaders say the federal government needs to take deeper action to address the underlying issues.
Joseph Boyden sat down with VICE to about intergenerational trauma and how it's shaped communities like Attawapiskat.
Indigenous children are more than twice as likely than non-Indigenous children to live in poverty in Canada, according to a new study that shows First Nations children living on reserve continue to be worse off than any other group.
Trudeau made the comments while in Shoal Lake 40, an Aboriginal reserve in Canada of around 250 people that has been on a boil water advisory for two decades. He was there as part of an upcoming VICELAND documentary.
Here's why moving First Nations isn't the answer that white critics think it is.
VICE wanted to show Justin Trudeau some of the extreme challenges faced by young people in isolated Indigenous communities. VICE suggested several remote reserves and the Prime Minister's office decided on Shoal Lake 40.
The community is all too aware that just because a crisis is declared, it doesn't mean the government will make any significant changes.
The Thursday visit to Shoal Lake 40 First Nation comes amid a nationwide outcry over a rash of suicides and deplorable living conditions on reserves across the country.
A new report from Alberta's child and youth advocate was released in the midst of a national outcry over an astounding rash of suicides and suicide attempts by young people across the country living on First Nations reserves.