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Alberta announces 4 Indigenous housing projects

This despite cutting the Indigenous Housing Capital Program by nearly half.

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AB justice minister opposes efforts to address racism in federal justice system

The Canadian government is changing the criminal code to address racism in the federal justice system. Kaycee Madu doesn’t like it.

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Mikisew Cree First Nation gets Alberta to protect almost 150,000 hectares of forest

The provincial government announced nearly 150,000 in new parkland. This was made possible because of Indigenous advocacy.

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In 2019, Canada imprisoned 70% more Indigenous people than in 2001

In 2019, Indigenous people made up over 30% of the incarcerated population in Canada. In 2001, it was 17.59%.

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The racism behind “Indigenous people just need to work harder”

Indigenous people already have to deal with the effects of generations of systemic racism. It’s cruel to make them deal with solving them, too.

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UCP government cutting Indigenous housing fund in half

Yesterday, the provincial government announced that it’ll spend $32 million over the next 3 years in the Indigenous Housing Capital Program. There are a couple things you should know.

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Alberta cuts $250,000 from Indigenous business investment grant

The provincial government recently announced that applications for the Aboriginal Business Investment Fund opened on 29 June. Except they forgot to mention something.

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A critical response: Cops charge 6 people in Lethbridge drug bust

Yesterday, the Lethbridge Police Service published a media release regarding 6 arrests they made last Friday related to drug trafficking. In the release, they name all 6 individuals.

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Opinion

Dehumanization is the key to colonization

The key to successfully colonizing a land is to dehumanize the people who were already inhabiting that land.

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Why the courts can’t treat everyone the same

If you’ve ever seen a news article about an Indigenous person being convicted of a crime and the judge considering a Gladue report in determining a sentence, you’ve probable seen the white backlash.