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Quebec cops accused of abuse put on leave

Police officers trading money and cocaine for sex, a missing persons case that collected dust for months, and allegations of wanton cruelty against vulnerable women. 819 more words

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Cuthand: Election could be key for First Nations' progress

First Nations issues have been conspicuously absent from the federal election campaign.

While the discussion and debate that should surround this important issue are missing, both the Liberal and NDP leaders have made some significant statements. 680 more words


Aboriginal leaders say progress made at premiers meeting

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. – The premier of Newfoundland and Labrador says Canada’s premiers support all 94 recommendations arising from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and will work to implement them in their own provinces. 221 more words


On DSquared2's Racist and Extraordinarily Offensive FW15 Line: "DSquaw"

From the DSquared2 Facebook Page

DSquared2’s description (on their Facebook page) of their FW15 line reads:

“The enchantment of Canadian Indian tribes.

The confident attitude of the British aristocracy. 1,043 more words

Canadian Feminism

Survey related to natural resource development and Aboriginal women (BC)

Message from Dan Peters, Partnership Coordinator of Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC)

Link for our corporate survey related to natural resource development and Aboriginal women for a project NWAC received funding for from AANDC. 104 more words


Sisters in Spirit

“Sisters In Spirit is a research, education and policy initiative driven and led by Aboriginal women. The primary goal was to conduct research and raise awareness of the alarmingly high rates of violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.”

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Aboriginal leader wants to run for Liberals

OTTAWA – The president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada will relinquish her post later this year as she seeks to run for the federal Liberals in the next election. 488 more words