News - Indigenous

October 12, 2003
Canada's non-reserve Aboriginal population faces ongoing challenges in health, education, housing and language, according a new report showing first results from the 2001 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (...
Keywords: Indigenous, All of Canada
October 12, 2003
Canada's non-reserve Aboriginal population faces ongoing challenges in health, education, housing and language, according a new report showing first results from the 2001 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (...
Keywords: Indigenous, All of Canada
August 26, 2003
The Report of Preliminary Recommendations for the Aboriginal Homelessness Plan (Link removed - No longer exists) was recently released. Among others: "A priority that was identified by committee...
Keywords: Homelessness, Indigenous, British Columbia
June 12, 2003
The Nunavut Government website is in Inuktitut, English and French and includes studies, statistics, acts and regulations, studies and news releases. It also houses a living dictionary in Inuktitut,...
Keywords: Indigenous, Nunavut
April 26, 2003
In her Report tabled April 8, 2003 in the House of Commons, the Auditor General of Canada, Sheila Fraser, expresses concern over the continued critical shortage of adequate housing for First Nations...
Keywords: Housing, Indigenous, All of Canada
August 14, 2002
Elders in Inuvik have organized and are demanding town council to move ahead with plans to develop a popular tourist campground into a multi-unit housing complex. Read a CBC story about the elder's...
Keywords: Housing, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders, Northwest Territories
May 17, 2002
An Aboriginal women's shelter for victims of family violence, held a ceremony for its new facility which will open in Winnipeg in the coming weeks. For more information read the Manitoba Government...
Keywords: Indigenous, Violence, Women, Manitoba
August 20, 2001
Jean-Guy Allard's Granma International article (Link removed - No longer exists) reports on a tragic situation and its human rights implications for Canadian Aboriginal and First Nations people.
Keywords: Human Rights, Indigenous, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
The United Native Nations Society has written to Moe Sihota, the {then] minister in charge of BC's welfare system and housing, asking for changes that will improve the housing situation of urban and...
Keywords: Housing, Indigenous, British Columbia