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TRC head questions why Catholic Church didn't sell property to compensate victims

TRC head questions why Catholic Church didn't sell property to compensate victims

OTTAWA — The former head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission says the argument Ottawa made in 2015 that the Catholic Church was unlikely to raise the money it promised to residential school survivors is "blatantly dishonest.
National chief says Canada's reconciliation actions taking long road; 40 years away

National chief says Canada's reconciliation actions taking long road; 40 years away

VICTORIA — The road to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples in Canada remains a long one, says Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, who estimates it will take 40 years at the current pace to achieve the more than 90 calls to
Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

Canadians reflect about residential schools on Truth and Reconciliation Day

TORONTO — Ceremonies, marches and other gatherings are taking place across the country today as communities mark the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
Historical first for Frog Lake First Nation library

Historical first for Frog Lake First Nation library

Access to Indigenous knowledge is growing across Alberta, from libraries to online book reviews.
The Story Of Tee Pee Treats Indigenous Cuisine: A journey of perseverance and love

The Story Of Tee Pee Treats Indigenous Cuisine: A journey of perseverance and love

Originally from Whitefish Lake First Nation, Curtis Cardinal is the owner and founder of Tee Pee Treats Indigenous Cuisine located in Edmonton.
Stoney Nakoda First Nation member calls Pope's apology incomplete

Stoney Nakoda First Nation member calls Pope's apology incomplete

Wildman said she believes the apology was incomplete in more ways than one and that Stoney Nakoda First Nation wasn’t represented without mention of the United Church, or any of the other many denominations of Christianity responsible for their role in residential schools and colonization.
Morley students create clothing company to highlight Stoney language and culture

Morley students create clothing company to highlight Stoney language and culture

A group of Morley Community School students are putting Stoney expressions to create an original clothing line that doubles as a point of cultural pride.
Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month in Canada features events and celebrations. Check your local area for what's planned.
Barrhead now flies the Treaty 6 flag

Barrhead now flies the Treaty 6 flag

Relationship between Town of Barrhead and Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation strengthened during acknowledgement ceremony
'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

'Always hope': Remains of Cree woman sent home to Alberta decades after disappearance

Violet Soosay's search for her missing aunt began four decades ago. The pursuit took her to parts of Alberta and B.C. and down paths of uncertainty as weeks, months and years passed without word of Shirley Ann Soosay.