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Are you proud to be Canadian? Most say yes — but pride levels are changing – National

Nearly half of people in Canada say the pride they feel in being Canadian has changed in the past five years and those who reported either a pride drop or increase are evenly split, according to a new poll. The poll, conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs exclusively for Global News, …

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Journey towards reconciliation includes access to traditional ceremony

This is the third story in a Global News series called Journey Towards Reconciliation. To see previous stories, click here. Alberta singer-songwriter Donita Large has leaned on music as a way to heal for most of her life. When she was a child she would sing, loudly, at the Catholic …

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Maskwacis elder sees big change in her community following papal visit

Elder Mary Moonias of the Louis Bull Tribe spent 10 years in a residential school. She was taken from her family when she was just seven years old. “There was four of us: myself and three little ones,” she said about her brothers and sister that attended at the same …

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Ontario Indigenous group criticizes federal government’s unmarked graves contract

An Indigenous political organization representing 39 Ontario First Nations says it is “confounded” by a federal decision to hire an international organization to provide advice on unmarked graves. The Anishinabek Nation released a statement today expressing its leadership’s “bewilderment” over Ottawa’s $2-million contract with the Netherlands-based International Commission on Missing …

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