Canada-wide - Indigenous

Despite the fact Aboriginal peoples offer diverse skills to the workforce, their participation in the labour force is lower and their unemployment rate higher than that of non-Aboriginal Canadians....
Keywords: Indigenous, Unemployment, All of Canada
Information on treaties, economic development. Social development program includes income support reform, children's issues, poverty and disabilities.
Keywords: Indigenous, Organizing, All of Canada
MEDIA INDIGENA is an interactive, multimedia magazine dedicated to Indigenous news, views and creative expression. From the battlefield of politics and policy to the beauty of arts and culture, we...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, indigenous, Indigenous, Technology, All of Canada
This site, now over ten years old, has an amazing amount of links and is updated on a weekly basis. Everything you need to know about government policy, welfare rates, social policy, poverty...
Keywords: Disability, Family, Foodbanks and Food, government, Government Policy, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, social policy, social research, statistics, Unemployment, All of Canada
The Toronto Star investigative series on how Status Indians are falling further behind other Canadians in quality of life.
Keywords: Indigenous, All of Canada
Sharon McIvor will file a complaint against Canada at the United Nations. She says, "Canada continues to discriminate against Aboriginal women and their descendants in the determination of...
Keywords: Human Rights, Indigenous, Women, All of Canada, International
For the past four years, the federal government has refused to endorse the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, claiming that Canada could not support resource rights, the right to...
Keywords: Human Rights, Indigenous, All of Canada, International
A broadcast of stories from survivors which was shared at the National Truth and Reconciliation event in Winnipeg.
Keywords: Indigenous, All of Canada
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has a mandate to learn the truth about what happened in the residential schools and to inform all Canadians about what happened in the schools. The...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Indigenous, residential schools, residential schools, All of Canada
An article in the online magazine, Global Voices looks into the crisis of Aboriginal youth suicides in Canada due to poverty, colonization, isolation and lack of basic services. Suicide rates have...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, All of Canada
The Indigenous Peoples’ Poverty Alleviation Community Action Tool (CAT) is both a framework and a tool designed to assist indigenous communities and community organizers (COs) to investigate ways to...
Keywords: Indigenous, All of Canada
A song and music video entitled From Stilettos to Moccasins was developed from the findings of a research project that examined the role of identity and stigma in Aboriginal women's healing from...
Keywords: aboriginal women, addictions, Art and Culture, drug use, Health, Indigenous, song, video, Women, All of Canada
Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) is a national organization of members inspired by faith to act for justice in Canadian public policy.
Keywords: Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, Poverty Research, All of Canada
The Dominion is a monthly paper published by an incipient network of independent journalists in Canada since May 2003. They publish articles, analysis and investigative series on issues that affect...
Keywords: Indigenous, Media, All of Canada
Indigenous women's organizations are calling on all candidates in the upcoming federal election to stop the violence against indigenous women and children and to uphold and promote the rights of all...
Keywords: Indigenous, Women, All of Canada
Recently the Canadian government enacted legislation that gives the same human rights to First Nation members living on reserve as Canadians in the rest of Canada. Previously, native people on...
Keywords: Human Rights, Indigenous, All of Canada
In memory of all the missing and murdered women and children, aboriginal women are walking from Victoria, BC to Ottawa from June to September 2008. Gladys Radek, who lost a niece to the Highway of...
Keywords: Indigenous, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada
Indian Law Resource Center is a non-profit law and advocacy organization established and directed by American Indians. The Center provides assistance to Indian nations and indigenous peoples in the...
Keywords: Indigenous, All of Canada, International, United States
On May 29th, Aboriginal people across Canada will hold the second National Aboriginal Day of in Action. The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) calls upon people in Canada to stand together to call on...
Keywords: Indigenous, Organizing, All of Canada
New research by Jack Hicks, a social research consultant living in Iqaluit, Nunavut, tracks how suicide trends in the Arctic correlate with increased colonialism and modernization in the Arctic....
Keywords: Indigenous, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, All of Canada, International