Reflections of a Residential School Survivor

Today is the 2nd anniversary of the Government of Canada’s official apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools.  To mark the date, Ottawa-based journalist Martha Troian sat down with one former student and heard her story of time spent at residential school, her reflections on the apology, and how she learned to forgive. She was […]

Women and Children First (to Go)

Hooray!  When Canada seizes control of the agenda at the next G8 meeting, Stephen Harper is making the health of women and children a priority!  He said so in a Toronto Star opinion piece last month: There is a pressing need for global action on maternal and child health. As president of the G8 in 2010, […]

No Place Like Home for Humanitarian Harper

According to a Jan. 27 report from the Edmonton Journal, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said this week that his government would make the issue of maternal and infant health in developing countries a priority as Canada prepares to host the G8 economies meeting this summer. And as the PM considers how his government might help […]