Day: April 13, 2022

Federal department questioned quality of 2021 Indigenous census data: documents

Federal officials questioned the quality of the 2021 census data for Indigenous communities after collection efforts were hampered by factors including the discovery of unmarked residential school graves, documents show. Briefing notes obtained by The Canadian Press through access-to-information legislation reveal Statistics Canada’s struggle to survey more than 600 First Nation and Inuit communities. The […]

Woman behind Regina #MeToo Instagram page pushes for anti-SLAPP legislation in Sask.

A woman who was accused of defamation for using social media to publicly identify people accused of sexual violence wants the Saskatchewan government to pass legislation that could protect people speaking out on matters of public interest. Saskatchewan Opposition MLA Nicole Sarauer introduced Bill 607, an anti-SLAPP (anti-strategic litigation against public participation)​ bill in December […]

Canadian archivists go down the digital rabbit hole to help save Ukrainian culture

In the fall, University of Alberta librarian Peter Binkley was teaching students — many of whom were Ukrainian and watching the class remotely — about good examples of historical websites, and he cited the interactive map of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv. Months later, as the Russian invasion put the digitized cultural history of Ukraine at risk, he would be saving that same […]

Back To Top