In a landmark decision issued Tuesday, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruled that Canada racially discriminates against First Nations children. “This is a great day for First Nations children and all Canadians who believe in justice and fairness,” s… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Canada racially discriminates against First Nations children, tribunal rules
In a new report titled Unless We Act Now, UNICEF says “climate change will harm the poorest and most vulnerable children first, hardest, and longest.” The post Climate change will harm the world’s poorest children “first, hardest, and lo… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Climate change will harm the world’s poorest children “first, hardest, and longest”
Opponents of Ontario’s sex education curriculum are broadcasting misrepresentations and bigotry “under the guise of parental rights”, argues Lauren Bialystok, an Assistant Professor of Ethics and Education at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
The post Lauren Bialystok: Empty Schools Campaign denies children essential education appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
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Theland Kicknosway, an 11 year old Pottawatami Cree boy, walked-and-ran 134 km from Ottawa to Kitigan Zibi, Quebec, to “bring attention to the children of missing and murdered Indigenous women.”
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Why game-changing activist Brigette DePape’s Get Out the Youth Vote tour is a much-needed youth democratic insurgency against Stephen Harper.
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Canada’s best interests weren’t represented at the recent COP20 climate conference in Peru, argues Leehi Yona, a Canadian youth delegate recently named one of Canada’s top environmentalist under 25.
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The Ontario government’s new five year poverty reduction strategy promises to cut child poverty by 25 per cent, end homelessness.
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On Tuesday, a group of twenty mothers and families occupied NDP MP Don Davies’ office in Vancouver in support of Palestine.
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by: Obert Madondo
Lindsey Stocker protest poster: “Instead of shaming girls for their bodies, teach boys that girls are not sexual objects” PHOTO: TWITTER
Canada has a serious women-hating problem. One that’s directly responsible for our perennial scourge of sexual violence against women. And to headlines like these:
One in five Canadians . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Lindsey Stocker: “Teach boys that girls are not sexual objects”
Federal minister James Moore shows that the Harper Conservatives aren’t at all bothered by the fact that 1 in 7 children live in poverty in Canada today.
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Kathy Mallet says Indigenous peoples in Canada still suffer the effects of poverty, systematic racism, colonization, the sixties scoop and the residential schools experience, urges investment in Aboriginal early childhood development.
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In Canada, hungry aboriginal kids and adults were used as unwitting subjects of nutritional experiments by Canadian government bureaucrats during and after World War II, The Canadian Press reported Tuesday.
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by: Obert Madondo | Twitter: @Obiemad:
Malala Yousafzai (Photo credit: Malala Yousafzai’s Blog)
United Nations, New York, 12 July 2013 – Education activist Malala Yousafzai marks her 16th birthday, on Friday, 12 July 2013 at the United Nations by giving her first high-level public appearance and statement on the importance of education.
Malala became . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Malala Yousafzai addresses United Nations Youth Assembly [VIDEO]
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First Nations demand a better deal from the Canadian Government during a massive December 2012 protest on Parliament Hill. (Photo: Obert Madondo)
A report released by the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) on Thursday says the Harper Conservatives are failing BC’s First Nation children and on-reserve schools.
The . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Harper Conservatives failing BC’s First Nations children: PBO report
by: Environmental Defence | Press Release:
TORONTO, June 26, 2013 – A new report with first of its kind data which demonstrates Canadian children are born pre-polluted was released today.
The new report Pre-Polluted: A Report on Toxic Substances in the Umbilical Cord Blood of Canadian Newborns found that Canadian babies are being . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Canadian children are born pre-polluted with toxic chemicals: Report
By: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives | Press Release:
OTTAWA – Indigenous children in Canada are over two and a half times more likely to live in poverty than non-Indigenous children, according to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and Save the Children Canada.
The study disaggregates child poverty . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Half of First Nations children in Canada live in poverty, study finds
By: Anishinabek Nation | Press Release:
TORONTO, June 17, 2013 – Anishinabek Nation leaders have told provincial government officials that their children in care deserve the right to their culture.
“We need to leave here today with long and short term goals in place,” said Deputy Grand Council Chief Glen Hare, part of a delegation . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: ‘Our kids deserve the right to their culture’: Anishinabek Nation
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: An independent casting company is looking to recruit a CBC Kids Host of “any race except Caucasian”. The company, Larissa Mair Casting & Associates, has since…
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By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Canada, we’ve a big problem! “Friends, family and supporters of the four boys allegedly involved in the Rehtaeh Parsons case have taken their voice to the streets of Halifax,” the CBC reports. They’re distributing bright, multi-coloured posters urging the community to “speak the truth” and “stay […]
The . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: DISGUSTING: Rehtaeh Parsons case: Posters ask community to “support the boys”