Indigenous Women in Canada Are Still Being Sterilized Without Their Consent
In the 20th century, the U.S. and Canada carried out a quiet genocide against Indigenous women through coerced sterilization. In 2019, it’s still happening.
What I Learned at Canada’s Most Deliriously Patriotic Light Show
How can a light show be racist, you ask? The “Northern Lights” on Parliament Hill delivers in both official languages.
Indigenous Artists Tell Us What They Think About Land Acknowledgements
Cultural events in Canada often start with a statement to recognize the gathering is taking place on Indigenous land. Here's what five Indigenous artists think of the practice.
Justin Trudeau Facing Outcry Over Sarcastic Response to Grassy Narrows Protesters
It’s the latest in a string of controversies faced by Trudeau.
Trans Mountain Expansion Gets Another Green Light from National Energy Board
The report brings Justin Trudeau’s government one step closer to building the pipeline.
Neskantaga First Nation Fires Contractor Tasked With Fixing Water Treatment Plant
The First Nation has the longest-running drinking water advisory in Canada—25 years.
Family of newborn seized in a Winnipeg hospital hopes to be reunited with the baby
A live video of the government apprehension of the infant sparked outrage toward the practice that disproportionately targets Indigenous children
Video shows officials seizing newborn from mother in Winnipeg hospital
The apprehension was livestreamed by a relative of the First Nations woman. More than 90% of children apprehended in Manitoba are Indigenous.
Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs open gate to avoid RCMP confrontation
Members of the First Nation say they will take their fight over land rights in northern B.C. to court.
A Portrait of Life in Yellowknife’s Shack Community
Photographer Pat Kane’s ‘Offgrid’ series, about shack-dwellers and houseboaters off Great Slave Lake, needs to be seen.
How First Nations Are Dealing With Thriving, but Illegal, Cannabis Stores
In Ontario, where you can only legally buy weed from the province’s online store, dispensaries on First Nations are largely operating without interference from the state.
Police watchdog calls out Thunder Bay police for systemic racism
An unprecedented review has found police let racist attitudes hinder investigations into sudden deaths of Indigenous people.