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Oh, Canada

If you live in Canada, you may have heard that our nation is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. Actually, let me rephrase that: if you live in Canada, you’d be hard-pressed to not know that we are celebrating our 150th anniversary. 489 more words


Saskatoon man in uphill fight over residential school compensation

A Saskatoon man hopes to travel east and petition the Liberal government for compensation over an injury he sustained at a residential school in northern Alberta in the 1960’s. 537 more words


we were on the same side, cheering for the same team

National Aboriginal Day today, in Canada, for one last time. This morning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that from here on in, the name will change to National Indigenous Peoples Day. 577 more words

Hockey Art

n. an act of reconciling (to establish friendly relations between two or more people).

When Canadians are asked to describe why they love Canada many are quick to respond: freedom and diversity.

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Report alleges police mistreatment of indigenous women in Saskatchewan

Indigenous women in Saskatchewan have been subjected to violence, invasive strip searches and other mistreatment by police, says a report from a human rights watchdog group that was quickly criticized by some police agencies. 697 more words


Reconciliation flag raised at Saskatoon city hall

It was an emotional morning of remembrance at Saskatoon city hall.

Members of Saskatchewan’s indigenous community along with Mayor Charlie Clark and council raised a flag honoring the victims of residential schools. 241 more words