It is widely agreed that Canada’s use of solitary confinement is excessive, in both federal (inmates with sentences of two years or more) and...Read More It is time to end solitary confinement
As part of Ottawa’s proposed Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in February there would be “a new fiscal...Read More The gaping holes in Ottawa’s Indigenous fiscal policy
Il existe un lien bien établi entre la grossesse chez les adolescentes et les services de protection de l’enfance. Les filles qui, à un...Read More La réalité des mères qui accouchent pendant leur prise en charge
Canada is being praised in some quarters for taking a strong stance on supporting women’s empowerment as host of the G7 leaders’ summit earlier...Read More How Canada’s G7 summit fell short for women
From the fight against the Northern Gateway pipeline to the anti-fracking protests involving Elsipogtog First Nation and the Idle No More movement, Canadian surveillance...Read More Canada’s surveillance of Indigenous movements
There was little surprise when the Assembly of First Nations, at its Special Chiefs Assembly in early May, called on the government of Canada...Read More Feds must allow First Nations to tax, regulate cannabis
The challenge of reconciliation hinges on a series of fundamental questions: How will Indigenous and settler Canadians live side by side? How are we...Read More A federal equalization program that includes First Nations
Commissioner Marion Buller of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls recently published an essay in the Globe and Mail making the case for...Read More Should the MMIWG Inquiry be given more time?