Canadians have reported waiting hours outside passport offices as post-pandemic travel demand has ramped up. It’s even spurred some to hire a “freelance line stander” to weather the wait.
The Manitoba Métis Federation says it plans to conduct its own investigation into a retired priest now charged with indecent assault at a residential school in the province.
A proposal to create the first purpose-built medical boarding home in Ottawa for Inuit has been met with a force of local opposition .With the city’s planning committee set to vote on the development, arguments over land use will run headlong into concerns that some in the community don’t value Inuit health care.
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is disappointed that the $724.1-million fund allocated to supporting Indigenous women and girls facing gender-based violence is still sitting, vastly underutilized, while First Nations women are experiencing increased rates of violence.
Survivors repeatedly report receiving lower levels than deserved and have been deprived of the ability to disclose further proof as they acquire or remember it. Survivors are also unable to re-apply for their deserved compensation level. Across this country, federally-funded Day Schools have been left off of this eligibility list. Survivors continue to be re-traumatized as they and their families are forced to relive the trauma as they write their narratives for a stranger to review.