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Mar 11, 2013, 17:36 ET

Court rejects Ottawa's efforts to shut down hearings to decide if the Federal Government is discriminating against First Nations children

OTTAWA, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - In a landmark decision released today, the Federal Court of Appeal rejected the Canadian Government's...

Feb 22, 2013, 06:00 ET

Canadian Government faces allegations of discrimination towards First Nations Children at Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - On February 25, 2013, the Government of Canada will appear before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to face...

Feb 02, 2012, 08:30 ET

First Nations youth tell the UN "It is time for Canada to keep its promises to First Nations children"

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Six First Nations youth ambassadors from across Canada are meeting with the United Nations Committee on the...

Jan 23, 2012, 11:14 ET

First Nations children deserve more than empty promises: Education rights must be fully addressed - Shannen's Dream

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - As reports circulate that the Prime Minister plans to leave the Crown/First Nations gathering early to...

Jun 09, 2011, 01:00 ET

Our Dreams Matter Too: First Nations students ask the United Nations to investigate inequitable education on reserves

GATINEAU, QC, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Nations students are tired of waiting for Canada to ensure culturally based equity in education....