Refugees and asylum seekers

Refugees and asylum seekers New

“Refugees are people who have fled their countries because of a well-founded fear of persecution. They are not able to return home. They have seen or experienced many horrors. A refugee is different from an ...

Indigenous Governance

Indigenous Governance New

In February 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his intention to develop, in collaboration with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, a Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework, which would include new legislation and new ...

Forest Fires and Climate Change

Forest Fires and Climate Change New

In the summer of 2017, 1.22 million hectares of the B.C. landscape went up in smoke in what was then a record-breaking wildfire season. This trend was repeated in 2018, with this time 1.33 million ...

Turtle Island Reads

Turtle Island Reads New

Turtle Island Reads puts a spotlight on Indigenous writing by connecting authors and their writing with high school students. Throughout the 2018-19 school year, the project will spark conversation about Indigenous storytelling. It will culminate ...

Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis Legalization

Beginning October 17, 2018, Canadians aged 19 and older (18+ in Quebec and Alberta) will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana. Among other changes to federal law, adults across the country will be ...

Indigenous land and resource management rights

Indigenous land and resource management rights

As one CBC report says, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "is setting the bar high" with his promises to recognize and implement Indigenous rights, but many have questions about what his government's approach will change. This ...

Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo

This much-talked-about podcast by CBC News investigative reporter Connie Walker joins a family as they search for their sister Cleo Nicotine Semaganis. In the early 1970s, Cleo and her five siblings were apprehended by child ...

Indigenous Language Revitalization

Indigenous Language Revitalization

"I feel stronger, more powerful, wiser..." This is how one language speaker describes the personal impact of learning his mother tongue. This collection explores the efforts underway to reclaim Indigenous languages in Inuit, Métis and ...