Clément Chartier on why court decision on Canada's Métis so important
Canada's Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a landmark decision made last year that the country's Métis people must be considered "Indian" under the Constitution Act. The decision, made public Thursday (April 17), also overturned the decision on non-status Indians.
Canada's Métis have maintained they should have the same rights as Indigenous First Nations (Indians) and Canada's northern Indigenous people, the ...
Protesters want moratorium on cuts at national public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada
A noisy demonstration Wednesday (April 15) by employees, unionists, and some politicians in front of the French headquarters of CBC/Radio-Canada called for a moratorium on cuts at the national radio and television public broadcaster.
The $130 million dollars and 657 job cuts were announced April 10, in a televised town hall meeting with employees. “Today, we have made the tough decisions ...
Canada parries pipeline criticism by Nobel winners
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has responded sharply to a letter signed by Nobel laureates urging the U.S. president to reject the building of the Keystone pipeline that would carry bitumen from Canada’s oilsands through the United States to Texas Gulf Coast oil refineries.