The current housing emergency in Kitchener has local people speaking out over the lack of safety for those who are either working or staying at a homeless shelter in the Waterloo Region.
Author: Cory Bilyea
Terre Chartrand’s youth program, in part, aims to revitalize Indigenous and pre-colonial histories of the Region of Waterloo.
Nearly 300 people are using shelters in the Kitchener-Waterloo region on an average night.
Doug Campbell took a chance and bought a gas station in 1969. Today it is still going strong.
Early Monday morning, Oct. 28, 2019, Powless was awoken to a call that the alarm was going off at her office, an Indigenous news portal on Grand River Territory of the Six Nations in Southern Ontario.
Sarain Fox is no stranger to the effects of poor mental health, growing up with the stigma that is attached to being Indigenous. Her early life was intertwined with the pride of being Anishinaabe and the horrors of the same when school started.
Woodstock woman Celina Myers is aiming to stuff her hearse with 50 backpacks filled with supplies for homeless people in the area, and then do it again as many times as she can. “Please help me fill the back of my hearse with love! Hearses may be used in the funeral industry but let us re purpose mine and make it a shuttle to help those going through a hard … Continued
Having only one Indigenous person speak at the UN Climate Action Summit is appalling.
Inquiry needed into firing of well-respected deputy commissioner of Ontario’s provincial police.
Rain or shine, the powwow goes on. The Indigenous Student Centre in Waterloo hosted its annual powwow under threatening skies and misty rain. The weather didn’t stop the many dancers and spectators from attending the cultural event, including Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky, who danced in Grand Entry opening ceremonies. Recent funding from the city and commitment to working together with the local Indigenous community has given the event a more … Continued
With the federal election looming, local Green Party candidates Stephanie Goertz and Kirsten Wright came under fire last week, after a Facebook invitation was sent out to attend workshops, including “Traditional First Nations Pouch Making with the Green Party.” An apology was sent to followers of the post by Wright on behalf of the two candidates. “Someone helping with Stephanie’s social media put up posts about events Christine was running … Continued
Hundreds of protesters gathered in peaceful support of the Wet’suwet’en land protectors in Northern British Columbia following actions by police on Jan. 7.