National News


Moon setting on Sisters in Spirit?

The Conservative government is opposing the use of the name Sisters in Spirit and any work on a groundbreaking database on murdered and missing Aboriginal women cases if the Native Women’s Association of Canada expects to receive any funding for new projects on the issue, sources say.


On the streets of Fort Hope

An urgent call for help was issued by a First Nations chief in Northern Ontario whose community has been gripped by widespread addiction to prescription drugs.


“I’m saddened by this”

Front line advocates and family members of Aboriginal women who have been victims of violence say they are disgusted with the Conservative’s $10 million strategy to deal with the hundreds of murdered and missing women cases across the country.