Provincial ministers assembled in Ottawa for an emergency meeting on First Nations child welfare hold off on signing a final agreement to transform a "broken" system, saying they need more time to consider the fundamental reforms the federal government is proposing.
The N.W.T.'s Sharon and Shirley Firth are on a new Canadian postage stamp celebrating their role in breaking barriers for women in sport.
Two First Nations scholars say myths about treaties are still being perpetuated, and that, if studied, treaties offer insight into what a respectful relationship between Canada and Indigenous Peoples should look like.
James Jenka shared his perspective about how men fit into the problem of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls at the public hearings in Yellowknife.
The man accused of badly beating a 17-year-old student in a downtown Winnipeg bus shelter this week had substance abuse problems and a difficult childhood, according to parole documents.
On Thursday Freda Cardinal testified in Yellowknife before the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls on the disappearance of her sister, Stella Cardinal more than 47 years ago.
An innovative approach piloted by the Yukon government this month aims to keep foster children living in the same home as their biological parents. It's a solution that may be on the table in Ottawa at an emergency meeting addressing Canada's foster care crisis.
Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott unveiled a six-point plan to tackle systemic issues with the country's First Nations child welfare system at an emergency meeting with provincial and Indigenous leaders in Ottawa Thursday.
Nunavut had 25 deaths by suicide in 2017, marking the fewest total in 10 years, and the second year in a row the territory has seen a drop in suicides.
The leader of the 2,000-person community, about 250 kilometres north of Montreal, said it often undergoes 20 to 30 outages per year, making it one of the hardest hit areas in Quebec.
"This case is not over by a long shot," says a wary Chief Matthew Todd Peigan of the Pasqua First Nation.
More needs to be done to support and reunite Indigenous families in Canada whose children are taken from them, according to the executive director of the Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre.
Three young people who spent time in the care system speak about their experiences, and the responsibility they feel to help future generations.
Some Indigenous people say racial tension is worsening in the Battlefords since the death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie.
In an effort to deal with a mounting "humanitarian crisis," Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott will plough more money into First Nations child welfare in the next federal budget to reform a system critics say treats kids like commodities.
Six Nations Polytechnic hopes that partnering up with Western University to offer a new Master of Professional Education program will benefit the community by helping educators learn advanced skills without leaving home.
It was heralded as a groundbreaking agreement and a model for Indigenous leadership, but now the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table (UPCART) finds its work imperilled by dispute from within.
A historic agreement between Canada and a Saskatchewan First Nation was signed earlier this week, setting the stage for the Whitecap Dakota First Nation — and potentially other Dakota nations in the province — to negotiate a treaty with the Crown.
The children were in the care of extended family when, five days before Christmas, police showed up at their door carrying a battering ram and the children were seized. The children's aid agency had determined that anger directed at their workers put the children at risk.
A court ruling last week closes the door to new evidence in cases of survivors of abuse in the residential school system, whose claims may have been previously rejected by the Independent Assessment Process.