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Tremendous imbalance’: Some Indigenous people are waiting years for their status cards – CTV News

May 13, 2021 TORONTO — Some Indigenous people are waiting for up to two years to get their Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) card, which is supposed to take…

Vaccine uptake high in many Sask. First Nations – The Star Phoenix

May 14, 2021 “In the majority of the communities, the situation in terms of uptake and interest in vaccines is really, really encouraging.” Chief Frances Iron thought long and hard…

New series examines the meaning of hunting to Indigenous people – Globe and Mail

Todd Forsbloom’s latest television series hits close to home for the Métis director and producer. “I have two boys – one’s 11 and one’s 17,” he said when reached at…

U of S, Trent U professors to teach remaining Indigenous courses at Laurentian – CBC

May 14, 2021 Students were informed by email that their instructors would be sessionals from U of S and Trent U Laurentian is offering six Indigenous Studies courses this spring,…

Social media campaign aims to help young Indigenous Manitobans get vaccinated – Global News

May 13, 2021 With Manitoba lowering the minimum age down to 18 for a COVID-19 vaccine, the province is hiring prominent social media influencers to help spread the word and…

Balancing conservation and fairness in paths toward a ‘moderate livelihood’ for Indigenous fishermen – The Star

May 14, 2021 This week the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans tabled its report on the implementation of the Mi’kmaq and Maliseet treaty right to fish in pursuit of…

Constitutional challenge falls apart as North Bay court hears no evidence of Amikwa nation – CBC

May 14, 2021 Some of the hunting and fishing charges date back 15 years Several dozen Indigenous people from the Lake Nipissing area will be paying fines for hunting and…

Ontario First Nations court challenge against Ford Government’s gutting of Environmental Assessment Laws begins – Anishinabek News

May 13, 2021 TORONTO– An historic court hearing challenging the Ford Government’s gutting of Ontario environmental assessment laws, begins Monday, May 17 and lasts at least until Thursday, May 20.…

Vancouver schools mull proposals to introduce, expand Indigenous, other language programs – News 1130

May 13, 2021 VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The push to launch Indigenous-language education in Vancouver schools has taken another step forward. At the final Vancouver School Board Finance Committee meeting…

Indigenous students at Queen’s University involved in a NASA-sponsored rocket launch – Global News

A group of indigenous engineering students from Queen’s University are the only Canadian team to compete in a NASA-sponsored rocket launch. GNM speaks with some of the members of the…

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