Homicide Victim Moved From Nunavut For School, Remembered As Being “Smart and Bright”

22-year-old Savanna Pikuyak, an Inuk woman from Nunavut, was pronounced dead on Sunday at her home near Algonquin College in Ottawa. First responders responded to a 911 call just after 10 am, but she was dead by the time they arrived. 33-year-old Nikolas Ibey has already turned himself in to Ottawa Police. According to sources […]

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September 19th To Be National Day of Mourning, Federal Statutory Holiday for Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will commemorate the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on September 19th with a national day of mourning, which will be considered a federal statutory holiday. While there is no confirmation as to whether or not this holiday will be recognized at the provincial level. Trudeau has confirmed […]

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Michelle O’Bonsawin Is First Indigenous Justice To Be Nominated To The Supreme Court

Ontario Superior Court Justice Michelle O’Bonsawin is the first Indigenous Justice to be nominated to the Supreme Court. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the nomination this morning. O’Bonsawin comes to the court with a seasoned legal career, which includes 5 years as a Ontario Superior Court Justice, 8 years serving as the general council for […]

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Hollywood Film “Prey” Making Strides In Indigenous Representation

On Friday, 20th Century Studios released Prey on Hulu in the United States, and Disney+ everywhere else. The film, directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), is a prequel to the long-running Predator franchise and follows a Comanche warrior named Naru as they try to protect their tribe from the highly evolved alien hunters. The […]

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Anishnaabe Artists Ombiigizi on Finding Truth In Their Differences

Ombiigizi, meaning s/he is noisy – is a collaboration between Zoon (Daniel Monkman) and Status/Non-Status (Adam Sturgeon), Anishnaabe artists who explore their cultural histories through sound. An amalgam of their unique Indigenous heritages and personal musical architectures, Daniel and Adam imbue their lyrics with their families’ storytelling, revealing truths and finding common ground amidst their […]

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