Carolyn Bennett

Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs from left: Rob Alfred, John Ridsdale and Antoinette Austin, who oppose the Coastal Gaslink pipeline, take part in a rally in Smithers B.C. in January (Jason Franson/CP)

This historic moment for a divided Wet’suwet’en is just one step in a long journey

A new agreement with B.C. and Ottawa is shifting focus from the gas pipeline to how the First Nation should be governed in the future
Left to right: Bardish Chagger, Karen Vecchio, Nikki Ashton, Patty Hajdu, Catherine McKenna, Marilyn Gladu, and Elizabeth May. (Photograph by Jessica Deeks)

Sexual harassment has long festered on the Hill. Now, female MPs from all parties are saying ‘enough’

From cabinet ministers to volunteers, dozens of women say sexual harassment and violence on Parliament Hill have gone unchecked for too long
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Reconciliation can’t happen without truth. So why do some suppress it?

Opinion: Indigenous survivors of residential schools continue to be denied their truth by the ignorant—but also by those working toward reconciliation
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Indigenous people must become full partners in Canada’s health system

Opinion: Healthcare treatment isn’t being delivered equally to all people across Canada—and major work lies ahead to make that a reality
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Why Indigenous children are overrepresented in Canada’s foster care system

The 2016 census revealed that Indigenous children still make up about half of children in Canada’s foster care system.
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Q&A: Jane Philpott and Carolyn Bennett on their biggest challenges

Canada’s two ministers of Indigenous affairs on the MMIW inquiry, First Nations child welfare, and a tuberculosis crisis in Canada’s north
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Indigenous activists demand action at Canada Day picnic

As part of a day of action called UNsettling Canada 150, Indigenous activists marched upon Carolyn Bennett’s Canada Day picnic in Toronto to raise awareness on issues afflicting their communities.
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How Trudeau’s first national inquiry could become a quagmire

The inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women delivers big questions, even before it begins
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MMIW: An important step in stopping a national tragedy

The wheels of justice creak into motion as an inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women begins to takes shape
Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses with his cabinet after their swearing-in ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa

Now for the hard part: The road ahead for eight cabinet ministers

Meet eight Liberal ministers with the toughest jobs in government: delivering on an electorate’s sky-high hopes