#Indigenous

  • Article: Inuit People Are 300 Times More Likely to Get Tuberculosis Than Non-Indigenous Canadians
    Health

    Inuit People Are 300 Times More Likely to Get Tuberculosis Than Non-Indigenous Canadians

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    A look at how Canada is failing part of its population when it comes to their health. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.
    Health

    Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 19, 2018

    At least 60 women have joined a lawsuit alleging they were forced to have their tubes tied. Read more

  • Article: Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless
    Citizenship

    Canada's New Anti-Poverty Plan Aims to 'Transform' the Lives of Indigenous Homeless

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 7, 2018

    The new anti-poverty strategy aims to cut homelessness by 50% by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Panama's First Indigenous Beauty Queen Is Breaking Down Social Barriers
    Girls & Women

    Panama's First Indigenous Beauty Queen Is Breaking Down Social Barriers

    Sept. 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Rosa Montezuma hopes to show other indigenous women that they can overcome prejudice. Read more

  • Article: McGill University Now Offers a Bachelor's Degree in an Indigenous Community
    Education

    McGill University Now Offers a Bachelor's Degree in an Indigenous Community

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 22, 2018

    This could be a step towards reconciliation. Read more

  • Article: 2017 Was the Deadliest Year on Record for Land and Environmental Activists
    Citizenship

    2017 Was the Deadliest Year on Record for Land and Environmental Activists

    July 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    At least 207 activists were killed. Read more

  • Article: These 'Tiny House Warriors' Have Occupied a Canadian Park for a Very Important Reason
    Environment

    These 'Tiny House Warriors' Have Occupied a Canadian Park for a Very Important Reason

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 12, 2018

    They plan to place tiny houses in the way of the pipeline’s construction path. Read more

  • Article: Ontario Just Cancelled an Important Project To Update Indigenous Content in Schools
    Education

    Ontario Just Cancelled an Important Project To Update Indigenous Content in Schools

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 10, 2018

    New curricula were set to include teachings on the legacy of residential schools. Read more