The Office of the Correctional Investigator released it latest report this week, showing that the proportion of over-representation of Indigenous inmates continues to grow in the federal corrections system.
The Trudeau government’s summer cabinet shakeup has created challenges when trying to advance Inuit political priorities in Ottawa, says Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) President Natan Obed.
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) was pleased that Parliament passed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act in 2021 (UNDRIP) and continues to view full and effective implementation of the rights affirmed by the UN Declaration as pivotal for ending and preventing human rights violations experienced by our people.
Strengthened partnerships between all levels of government, inclusive of Inuit representational organizations, would be a significant legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that we emerge stronger, and better able to face the next one.
Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee Leaders met in Ottawa to drive progress on shared priorities for building a prosperous Inuit Nunangat
Inuit leaders are calling for a complete overhaul of Canada’s main program to reduce hunger in Northern Canada after revelations grocers in the region are pocketing up to half of a federal subsidy meant to reduce food prices.
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) recently named Julie Dicker, principal of Jens Haven Memorial School in Nain, Nunatsiavut, as the recipient of the 2023 ITK Award for Inuit Excellence. Learn more about Julie in this feature story and 20 Questions that The Western Star/Saltwire published.