November 29, 2010 9:50 AM
Six young aboriginal writers are receiving the James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Awards.
This year's recipients include a 13-year-old Toronto boy's writings about his younger sister's struggles with a learning disability, a poem about isolation in a small community, a collection of poems about family members and a poem about Aboriginal youth transitioning from northern communities to urban centres.
Friday November 26th 2010
A vibrant list as diversified as the music itself made up the assembly of winners at the podium at the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards. Hamilton, Ontario (November 26th, 2010)
The twenty-two winners represented all parts of Canada. New performers to seasoned artists submitted music with an overall emphasis of fusion of Aboriginal and mainstream treatment of their music.
Toronto, Nov. 24 - Ontario's child poverty rate is on the rise with more than 1 in every 6 children growing up in a low income household, says a new report from the anti-poverty coalition Ontario Campaign 2000. The Ontario government needs to step up investment or it will not meet its target to cut child poverty by 25% by 2013.
Anishinabek Nation press release
UOI OFFICES, Nov. 25 /CNW/ - Hundreds of First Nations telephone customers across Ontario are complaining about service providers failing to follow government direction to refund the provincial sales tax portion of the Harmonized Sales Tax.
Aboriginal Health Care has diverse traditional holistic healing methods, handed down from ancestors that are modeled on balance. However, intergenerational relationships have been disrupted in the past, upsetting the harmony of health care knowledge.
"Honouring the Person within the Survivor"
An event to focus on experiences from survivors and their families who have succeeded in their healing and have come to terms with that experience. We are looking for personal stories of forgiveness and the road that they choose to walk to lead a good life.