National Newswatch

‘Friends of Science’ thanks Elections Canada for warning on climate-change talk

Sep 9 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Calgary organization that argues climate change is nothing close to a global emergency says Elections Canada is right to keep a close eye on campaign-period communications from the climate-change lobby. In an open letter, the Friends of Science Society praises the federal agency that oversees Canadian elections for indicating that the science on climate […]

‘Friends of Science’ thanks Elections Canada for warning on climate-change talk

Sep 9 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Calgary organization that argues climate change is nothing close to a global emergency says Elections Canada is right to keep a close eye on campaign-period communications from the climate-change lobby. In an open letter, the Friends of Science Society praises the federal agency that oversees Canadian elections for indicating that the science on climate […]

‘Friends of Science’ thanks Elections Canada for warning on climate-change talk

Sep 9 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Calgary organization that argues climate change is nothing close to a global emergency says Elections Canada is right to keep a close eye on campaign-period communications from the climate-change lobby. In an open letter, the Friends of Science Society praises the federal agency that oversees Canadian elections for indicating that the science on climate […]

First Nations given max compensation for Ottawa’s child-welfare discrimination

Sep 6 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Friday ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal about Canada's treatment of Indigenous children demands a full investigation of the federal Indigenous-affairs department, says child-welfare advocate Cindy Blackstock. The tribunal ruled the federal government had been "wilful and reckless" in discriminating against First Nations children living on reserves by chronically and knowingly underfunding child-welfare services. […]

First Nations given max compensation for Ottawa’s child-welfare discrimination

Sep 6 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Friday ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal about Canada's treatment of Indigenous children demands a full investigation of the federal Indigenous-affairs department, says child-welfare advocate Cindy Blackstock. The tribunal ruled the federal government had been "wilful and reckless" in discriminating against First Nations children living on reserves by chronically and knowingly underfunding child-welfare services. […]

First Nations given max compensation for Ottawa’s child-welfare discrimination

Sep 6 2019 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Friday ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal about Canada's treatment of Indigenous children demands a full investigation of the federal Indigenous-affairs department, says child-welfare advocate Cindy Blackstock. The tribunal ruled the federal government had been "wilful and reckless" in discriminating against First Nations children living on reserves by chronically and knowingly underfunding child-welfare services. […]