Canadian Media

2020 Aug 1 - 11:00pm
Tyee, The (BC, Canada)
Vancouver’s ‘Gassy Jack’ statue honours a problematic man. It’s not the only bronze idol citizens want toppled. Who should replace them?  
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2020 Aug 1 - 6:17am
APTN News (Canada)
The Haida Nation is supporting a travel ban to the island imposed by the province of British Columbia for all non-residents in response to a recent COVID-19 outbreak. The province is aligning with the Haida Nation that has opposed tourism operators opening during their state of emergency. “It’s critical that we come together at this time of crisis. BC’s order is an important step towards a renewed partnership in emergency management, “said...
Tags: junktag (ignore), National News, B.C., British Columbia, covid-19, Haida Gwaii
2020 Aug 1 - 5:23am
APTN News (Canada)
In northern Manitoba, 11-year-old Reyna McLeod is searching for her missing dog, Kuujoe. She’s also made a few Facebook videos about the German Shepherd mix, who disappeared from Pimicikamak Cree Nation the same time Lost Boys Hope (LBH) dog rescue was there on June 4. The Ontario-based volunteer group left June 5 with 40 stray and surrendered dogs, and claims Kuujoe wasn’t among them. “The family has mistakenly identified several different...
Tags: junktag (ignore), National News, Barrie, Cross Lake, Dogs, Lost BoysHope
2020 Aug 1 - 5:10am
APTN News (Canada)
As you drive down Cliff Ave. in Enderby, B.C., you will come to a bridge that passes over the rushing Shuswap River. On any given summer day, you are likely to see cars lined up all along the roadside on Splatsin First Nation. Over the years, this area has become a hotspot for locals and tourists. It is also often used as a pit stop for tubers who launch upriver, as a spot to jump off and enter into town. What most don’t know is that this...
Tags: National News, consent, First Nation, IndigiNews, Property, rights
2020 Aug 1 - 4:08am
APTN News (Canada)
The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) and the Government of Yukon say they’re concerned First Nations children and families are experiencing increased isolation, abuse and neglect due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are launching a campaign to remind them that supports are available. In a joint press conference, the two organizations announced that since the pandemic began in March, there’s been a noticeable drop in the number of child welfare...
Tags: National News, abuse, campaign, Child and family services, Council of Yukon First Nations, supports
2020 Aug 1 - 4:05am
Tyee, The (BC, Canada)
On the precipice of downfall, these men can’t see past their own heartwarming hero story.  Related StoriesTrudeau Swims Free, Leaving Morneau to Thrash (in Analysis)Catch and Release: Why Trudeau Gets away with So Much Stuff (in Analysis)
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2020 Aug 1 - 3:21am
APTN News (Canada)
A former member of A Tribe Called Red says he cheated on his wife, and exploited his position and popularity to take advantage of other women. Ian Campeau, also known as DJ NDN (@deejaynndn on Twitter), revealed the indiscretions in a series of tweets on the social media platform Wednesday. Campeau did not say what prompted the mea culpa. “I’m a monster but working to not be,” he wrote in the thread. “I’m seeking professional help to help me...
Tags: junktag (ignore), National News, #hetoo, A Tribe Called Red, Canadian Roots Exchange, Chatting With Homies
2020 Aug 1 - 3:00am
Tyee, The (BC, Canada)
Maintaining the LGBTQIA2S+ crosswalk symbol costs thousands in northern climates. What’s the cost of losing it?  
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2020 Aug 1 - 2:38am
Tyee, The (BC, Canada)
BC Hydro blames pandemic, newly discovered problems; government ‘very concerned.’  Related StoriesWet’suwet’en Fear Contaminated Soil Cleanup Is Creating New Risks (in News)
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2020 Aug 1 - 2:00am
APTN News (Canada)
A memorial pole will be raised on Hwy. 16 in British Columbia infamously known as the Highway of Tears. The pole will honour missing and murdered Indigenous women who have disappeared along the highway that runs from the Alberta-B.C. border west to Prince Rupert on the coast. According to Wanda Good, one of the organizers of the memorial pole, it will be a place for families to remember lost loved ones, including herself who lost two cousins...
Tags: junktag (ignore), National News, British Columbia, Memorial pole, missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, junktag (ignore)
2020 Jul 31 - 10:24pm
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
It is with great sadness that the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives mourns the passing of Dr. John Loxley in Winnipeg, Manitoba on July 28, 2020. John was deeply committed to building a more equitable world and his contribution to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) nationally and provincially was a testament to that commitment.  John was internationally recognized as an expert in economics and international development and...
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2020 Jul 31 - 2:20pm
Tyee, The (BC, Canada)
Thomus Donaghy was devoted to harm reduction. He died after a violent altercation Monday.  Related StoriesFree Period Products Will Stay in Vancouver’s Temporary Public Washrooms (in News)
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2020 Jul 31 - 2:10pm
Tyee, The (BC, Canada)
BC extends some coverage, but reinstates rules that leave thousands without medicare in a pandemic.  
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2020 Jul 31 - 6:42am
Tyee, The (BC, Canada)
As his testimony pried him from opposition jaws, did the PM chum the waters with his finance minister?  
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2020 Jul 31 - 5:52am
APTN News (Canada)
Opaskwayak Cree Nation is one of the first communities in Manitoba to look at gaining control over child welfare in the community under Bill C-92 – the federal government’s legislation, which came into effect in January. This week, leadership signed a declaration to further pursue the development of what they call Wahkohtowin law, or a Cree child welfare law in the community. Onekanew Christian Sinclair says this move has been a long time...
Tags: junktag (ignore), National News, C-92, Child Welfare, Manitoba, junktag (ignore)

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