Columnists
Senator Ratna Omidvar. Image credit: Boris Baldinger/World Economic Forum/Flickr
Increasing Access to Justice, Sheldon Falk | Don't let Bill S-222 -- which seeks to eliminate mandated racist and colonial ways of engaging with communities -- die on the order paper.
News
Helyeh Doutaghi (left) and Ashley Courchene (right). Image credit: Doutaghi and Courchene/used with permission.
Helyeh Doutaghi, Ashley Courchene | The media cycles in which Islamophobic killings crowd out stories about Indigenous children's remains suggests competition among different groups of victims, despite shared root causes.
Blog
RCMP on display at the Calgary Stampede. Image credit: Pikist.
Gary Engler | Our country has glorified white male warrior, racist colonialism and participated in it at home and abroad. Our laws, our institutions, our foreign policy, our culture have all been affected by it.
News
Berta Cáceres. Image credit: UN Environment/Wikimedia Commons
Tracy Glynn | Activist Berta Cáceres would likely look at the inequalities that COVID-19 has made more visible and still demand more of the activists concerned about climate change and forced migration.
Columnists
French President Emmanuel Macron in April 2020. Image: Emmanuel Macron/Facebook
Monia Mazigh | French officials commonly invoke the nation's republican history when discussing the fight against terrorism, but are reluctant to address French colonial crimes.
News
Minister Marc Miller pictured in June 2020. Image: Marc Miller/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | First Nations communities will be safer when federal and provincial governments adopt a fulsome recognition of First Nations' right to run their own affairs.
Podcast
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David Peck | A documentary based on Thomas King's "Inconvenient Indian" provides insights on themes explored in the book about history, power and privilege and settler relationships with Indigenous people.
News
Unist'ot'en Matriarchs burning a court injunction in ceremony in February, 2020. Image: Unist'ot'en Camp/Twitter
Pierrot Ross-Tremblay, Nawel Hamidi, Colin Samson | The speed with which the Canadian government is acting is clearly linked to pushing through as many dangerous and irresponsible extractive projects on ancestral territories as possible.
Blog
The fallen Christopher Columbus statue outside the Minnesota State Capitol after a group led by American Indian Movement members tore it down in St. Paul, Minnesota, on June 10, 2020. Image: Tony Webster/Wikimedia Commons
Lorenzo Vargas | In Canada, there are renewed calls to rename monuments, buildings and streets across the country that honour colonial figures, not just as a symbolic act.
Blog
At the Kwekwexnewtxw Watch House and the Kinder Morgan Tank Farm in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. August 25, 2018. Image: Sally T. Buck/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | This July 1, take time to reflect on how Canada can create an inclusive, caring country that incorporates all voices into its post-COVID-19 recovery.
News
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Khadijah Kanji | COVID-era communal care offers an example of how charitable giving and political organizing can come together for a common purpose: to redistribute the world's assets based on need.
Columnists
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Rick Salutin | Paranoia and angst over oil and gas make it hard to deal with the twin challenges to the energy staples: climate change and Indigenous reconciliation.