Northwest Territories - Indigenous

People in Canada’s northern territories continue to be troubled by food prices that are dramatically inflated relative to other parts of the country. Statistics Canada data from 2009, the last year...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Health, Indigenous, Inuit, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) has just issued its first decision on a complaint against Canada under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on...
Keywords: Human Rights, Indigenous, Violence, Women, Northwest Territories, All of Canada
Winter 2010/2011 brought extreme environmental conditions throughout the Canadian Arctic. This slideshow site uses images and text to show the results of a project that determines whether these...
Keywords: food security, Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, Inuit, north, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
National Inuit Youth Council website gives youth and other visitors a chance to connect, open communications, raise awareness, hear what people think and feel and help each other. News, photos,...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, inuit, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Québec
Nutrition North Canada is a subsidy program run by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada meant to lower the price of healthy perishable foods for Canadians living in remote Northern areas. Nutrition...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, Inuit, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
A research project looking at homelessness and affordable housing in the Northwest Territories (NWT) has released a short piece that looks very generally at homelessness among Indigenous people in...
Keywords: Homelessness, Indigenous, Poverty Research, Northwest Territories
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
Last week, at the National Aboriginal Women's Summit, the Minister for Heritage and the Status of Women announced five years of funding to build and support women's shelters on reserves. According to...
Keywords: Indigenous, Violence, Women, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, All of Canada
The Strategic Research and Analysis Directorate at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada has released a report called Levels and Sources of Individual and Household Level Income for Inuit in Canada,...
Keywords: Indigenous, Poverty Research, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Québec
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