Day: August 3, 2022

Ottawa tells Saskatchewan Cree Nation it’s ‘deeply sorry’ for assimilative ‘colony scheme’

The federal government has made a national apology to a Saskatchewan First Nation community for a scheme that breached treaty and fiduciary agreements by creating a farm colony that took over the nation’s land and contributed to the assimilation of Indigenous people. Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller is at the Peepeekisis Cree Nation on the reserve, just northwest of […]

Cycling injuries in Canada surged during first year of pandemic, data shows

Hospitalizations for cycling injuries in Canada increased by 25 per cent during the pandemic, according to data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information. CIHI, a non-profit organization that tracks hospitalizations and emergency visits across the country, reported last week that between April 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021, the overall number of injury hospitalizations […]

Indigenous group offers recommendations to Hamilton police after alleged assault by officer

The Hamilton Regional Indian Centre (HRIC) is making recommendations to the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) to help address the “harm done by law enforcement agencies” against Indigenous peoples, after an officer allegedly assaulted an Indigenous man during an arrest.  “This needs to stop. Education, prevention and accountability must be of the highest priority of law enforcement,” HRIC executive director […]

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