Just came across this CTV story about a Canadian Forces reservist, Captain Steve Bowen, who is serving in Kandahar, Afghanistan. According to the article, “Despite the differences in geography, Bowen says he sees parallels between how Winnipeg street gangs and the Taliban operate.” Now I understand that the gang situation in Winnipeg is quite serious […]
With all due respect to the criticisms leveled against those who have seemingly run the First Nations University of Canada into the ground, there are those who suggest the province is itself no stranger to such secrecy and opacity. Take this Mar. 26 letter to The StarPhoenix: A 2007 report to the McCall Review identified […]
Could Quebec’s controversial “niqab” law be used to undermine Indigenous ceremonies?
In an attempt to both raise awareness and possibly assist with the investigation of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in this country, I have drawn on the power of Google Maps. It is simply scandalous that, as of July 2009, the past three decades have seen over 520 indigenous women disappear or die violently in […]
A closer look at the prospect for native insurgency in 2010.