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Canada completed 3 of TRC’s 94 calls to action in 2021

This brings the total to 11 completed calls to action since the TRC released their report in 2015. That’s fewer than 2 a year.

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UCP govt helping 2 Métis communities take Ottawa to court

The Métis Nation of Alberta denounced the spending of over $372,000 by the provincial government to these two groups.

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More Indigenous people imprisoned under Trudeau government

During Trudeau’s first 5 years in government, the proportion of inmates who are Indigenous increased by 4.5% a year, more than under Harper.

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Alberta Children’s Services reports increase in deaths of young people

These deaths are for those in care, those not in care but receiving services, those who have aged out but still receive support, and those who have only been assessed.

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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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Opinion

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.