UBC Press is pleased to announce the publication of Everyday Exposure by Sarah Marie Wiebe. Everyday Exposure documents the adverse health effects experienced by Aamjiwnaang citizens in the heart of Canada’s Chemical Valley and argues for a transformative and experiential “sensing policy” approach that takes the voices and experiences of Indigenous citizens seriously. The paperback … More UBC Press announces “Everyday Exposure: Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley”
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Province Working with Indigenous Partners to Build Awareness May 30, 2016 3:35 P.M. Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario has passed new legislation to recognize the importance of treaties and to bring awareness to the treaty relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the province. The Treaties Recognition Week Act, 2016 introduced and … More Ontario Proclaims First Full Week of November Treaties Recognition Week
An important fight for Indigenous Land justice is underway in Ottawa. Douglas Cardinal, his team, and community members are leading the legal fight to prevent condo development on the sacred islands near parliament hill. The case will be heard in divisional court, 161 Elgin street in Ottawa on October 26, and is open to … More Akikodjiwan: protecting sacred islands in Ottawa
September 30, 2016 | Ministry of the Attorney General The Ministry of the Attorney General has announced the appointment of five new part-time commissioners to the Ontario Human Rights Commission. Read the announcement online.
Dear Members, Currently, I have accepted a 1-year secondment with the Ontario College of Teachers. This may reflect a perceived conflict of interest in continuing my position as Co-Chair. For the interim, Colinda Clyne has been appointed by council to fulfill the duties of Co-Chair until I can resume the position. I would like to … More Announcement of New Interim Co Chair