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What’s New in Indigenous Watchdog: 201 new entries Aug. 1 – Aug. 31,2023

66 Positive Actions = vs 98 Current Problems  Calls to Action (C2A) Status: August 1, 2023 Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete 15 20 46 13 16.0% 21.3% 48.9% 13.8% Status Legacy Calls to Action(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65 Reconciliation Calls to Action(43-94) Not Started 2, 9, 10, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46,

What’s new in Indigenous Watchdog? 191 new entries: July 1 – July 31, 2023

56 Positive Actions = vs 96 Current Problems  Calls to Action (C2A) Status: August 1, 2023 Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete 14 21 46 13 14.9% 22.3% 48.9% 13.8% Status Legacy Calls to Action(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65 Reconciliation Calls to Action(43-94) Not Started 2, 9, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46, 47,

Revised Indigenous Watchdog delivers easier navigation; faster, more efficient access to content and an improved user experience

Indigenous Watchdog has gone through a transformation in how it organizes and presents its content. The over-all design and structure remains the same. However, how you access and navigate the content is dramatically easier, faster and more efficient. What’s different? See specific examples after the following table: Category New Feature Benefit 30 Theme Landing Pages

What’s new in Indigenous Watchdog? 225 new entries: June 1 – July 1, 2023

85 Positive Actions = vs 76 Current Problems Calls to Action (C2A) Status: July 1, 2023 Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete 14 21 46 13 14.9% 22.3% 48.9% 13.8% Status Legacy Calls to Action(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65 Reconciliation Calls to Action(43-94) Not Started 2, 9, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46, 47,

Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 – the day of the summer solstice – is a day to honour, respect and celebrate the myriad cultures, traditions and unique lives and experiences of Indigenous people in Canada – First Nations, Métis and Inuit. From time immemorial, Indigenous people have lived as people everywhere in the world have lived – as

Why reconciliation is absolutely necessary for Indigenous peoples

It’s been eight years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission published its report. YorkRegion.com: originally published on June 8, 2023 In 2015, after six years of hearing direct testimony from residential school survivors, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission published its Summary Report. The 94 Calls to Action addressed all sectors of society and yet, almost

What’s new in Indigenous Watchdog? 150 new entries: May 1 – June 1, 2023

65 Positive Actions = vs 83 Current Problems Calls to Action (C2A) Status: June 1, 2023 Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete 14 21 46 13 14.9% 22.3% 48.9% 13.8% Status Legacy Calls to Action(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65 Reconciliation Calls to Action(43-94) Not Started 2, 9, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46, 47,

What’s new in Indigenous Watchdog? Status Updates – April 30, 2023

Positive Actions = 40 vs Current Problems = 87 Calls to Action (C2A) Status: April 30, 2023 Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete 14 21 46 13 14.9% 22.3% 48.9% 13.8% Status Legacy Calls to Action(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65 Reconciliation Calls to Action(43-94) Not Started 2, 9, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46,

Governments in Canada will never repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery

For weeks, one of the biggest news stories in Canada was the renunciation of the Doctrine of Discovery by the Vatican on March 30, 2023. The Vatican unequivocally “repudiates those concepts that fail to recognize the inherent human rights of indigenous peoples, including what has become known as the legal and political “doctrine of discovery”.

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