What’s Happening in Ottawa for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Next Friday, September 30th, is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. There are many events happening throughout the city that you can attend to help support Indigenous families and communities on a day for somber reflection. If you head down to LeBreton Flats Park, you can join APTN and the National Centre for Truth […]

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Sebastian Gaskin, Cody Coyote Headline First 95.7 Elmnt fm Indigenous Music Showcase

95.7 Elmnt fm is proud to announce its first Indigenous Music Showcase, in partnership with Red Music Rising, Indigenous Experiences, Madahoki Farm, and The Wabano Centre For Aboriginal Health. The showcase will take place at Madahoki Farm on Saturday, October 8th, and will feature Sebastian Gaskin, Cody Coyote, and more. The showcase will run from […]

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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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