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Quebec’s Indigenous inquiry reveals tensions with the Montreal police

Quebec’s Indigenous inquiry reveals tensions with the Montreal police

Mohawk Elder Sedalia Fazio led an opening ceremony and prayer recognizing her nation’s territory to begin the 14th week of the Public Inquiry Commission on Relations Between Indigenous Peoples and Certain Public Services, also known as the Viens Commission, at […]

The Quebec inquiry into relations with Indigenous people raises hopes

The Quebec inquiry into relations with Indigenous people raises hopes

Amnesty International has a simple message for the Quebec public inquiry into discrimination against Indigenous communities – provide proper services, fight discrimination and stop police violence. Karine Gentelet, chairperson of Amnesty International Canada’s francophone section, said she told the commission […]

State of the Cree Nation 2017, Grand Chief Abel Bosum

State of the Cree Nation 2017, Grand Chief Abel Bosum

Though Abel Bosum is less than a year in to his four-year term as Grand Chief of the Cree Nation, he’s seen quite a lot in a short period of time. From the signing and implementation of the Cree Nation […]

Crees briefed on ongoing provincial and federal inquiries

Crees briefed on ongoing provincial and federal inquiries

About 50 people gathered in Val-d’Or October 5 for an information session with the Cree Nation Government and representatives of both the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) and the Public Inquiry Commission on relations […]

The Cree submission to Quebec’s inquiry on relations with Indigenous people makes waves

The Cree submission to Quebec’s inquiry on relations with Indigenous people makes waves

When Donald Nicholls walked into the dark, cavernous rooms of the Val-d’Or music conservatory, he was searching for justice, but didn’t know if he would find it there. This wasn’t entirely new to Nicholls: walking into a large hall, papers […]

Voices of change: the many ways to testify to the provincial inquiry

Voices of change: the many ways to testify to the provincial inquiry

For Natasia Mukash, it was a difficult decision to come forward and share her story with the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Quebec – known by its French acronym, CERP. “A lot […]

Inquiry into Quebec-Indigenous relations gets underway in Val-d’Or

Inquiry into Quebec-Indigenous relations gets underway in Val-d’Or

Quebec’s Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous peoples and certain public services in Quebec is more than just a mouthful of words. It’s an opportunity to get things right, by ensuring that Indigenous people in Quebec receive fair treatment […]