When the Catholic entities commit to meaningful reparations and make genuine efforts that help to restore Indigenous land, cultures, languages, ceremonies and governance, the need for yet further apologies will end.
The Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement failed residential school survivors, and it failed the many Catholics of goodwill who expected better of their spiritual leaders
The worst thing that could happen would be for the Canadian public to forget this…
Stories of Indigenous sporting success are more plentiful than Canadians likely realize.
The new governor general will have her critics, but know that she is a serious and effective person.
The details of Egerton Ryerson’s 1847 plan suggest that Industrial Schools were to be about manual labour and indoctrination, yet another Ryerson fusion of concerns both holy and profane.
All Canada, and the churches who ran the schools, can do now is support the work of communities like Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc.
The Ford government doesn’t care about your health, especially if protecting it cuts into their donors’ bottom line
We should expect the man who has so much dominated the news for the past four years to continue doing so over the next four.
RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki has affirmed that the problems within the RCMP are bigger than “a single individual or the actions of one person.“ She’s right.
As Robert Jago has written, “we don’t know how many chiefs are opposed to the pipeline, we don’t know for certain what percentage of people in the Wet’suwet’en country support or oppose the pipeline and we don’t know if the pipeline was approved by a referendum, a town hall or a simple vote in council.”
Soleimani deserved what he got but this doesn’t redeem the clueless incompetence of the President.
All we can know as certain is that Prime Minister Johnson will persist at the throwing of dead cats on dining-room tables.
For days now this matter has been covered by CBC, CTV News, Global News, and the Winnipeg Free Press. But it was the reporting of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network that triggered an unspoken community rule not to air the dirty laundry where outsiders can see it.
It’s not as if Epstein hasn’t all along believed in his own version of a Fifth Avenue shooting, that he can do what he wants in broad daylight and get away with it. So far he has, thanks to rich and powerful acquaintances.