Indigenous-led coalition fighting for consultation on urban development may get injunction instead

Why It Matters

Canadian law has long enshrined Indigenous peoples’ right to meaningful consultation but has rarely delivered. A new, Indigenous-led coalition hopes to change that regarding one urban infrastructure project.

First-ever by-Indigenous for-Indigenous platform launches to help boost donations for Indigenous initiatives across the country

Why It Matters

Many settler-led philanthropic organizations want to boost their financial support for Indigenous-led projects, but some lack relationships with Indigenous communities and don’t know where to start.

“Peace is a verb, not a noun”: why modernizing global cooperation and aid must start with reframing language

Why It Matters

Words like decolonization are not made for the global south. If the global cooperation and aid sector fails to use language that is meaningful, inclusive and accessible to everyone, conversations on advancing the sector’s future will remain one-sided.

This Indigenous founder moved back home to Northern Ontario to help solve food insecurity — here’s how he’s doing it.

Why It Matters

With historically unprecedented inflation rates in Canada, northern communities are facing some of the most drastic increases in food prices. Initiatives seeking to boost food security in these regions need to make meaningful connections with local communities — to go beyond quick fixes and establish sustainable, long term solutions.