Ottawa Indigenous HIV Conference Underway

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network is hosting a special symposium that has attracted Indigenous health experts from 14 countries. The goal of the gathering is “to recommend to governments best practices and promising practices that have been successful within our Indigenous communities around the world,” said Ken Clement, executive director of the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network.

By Waubgeshig Rice, CBC News Posted: Jul 11, 2017

Marilyn Poitras Resigns As A MMIWG Commissioner

Marilyn Poitras, one of the commissioners for the national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) has resigned. In her resignation letter to the Prime Minister she states she can’t continue her work within the current structure. Poitras has served as a assistant professor at the University of Saskatchewan, College of Law.

CBC News Posted: Jul 11, 2017