Saskatchewan Aboriginal Employment Statistics ‘Stagnant’

Eric Howe, a University of Saskatchewan economist, recently stated that the province needs to do more to improve aboriginal employment numbers or the cost to the province’s economy will be in the billions annually. Métis unemployment is around 10%, the First Nations rate at 15%, and Saskatchewan’s overall unemployment rate is 4.4%.

By Jason Warick, The Starphoenix April 13, 2015

Gladue Case Outcome Sends a Chilling Message to Aboriginal Women

Last month, a jury in Edmonton, AB found Bradley Barton not guilty of Cindy Gladue’s murder, despite evidence that he had caused the wound that led to her death. Dr. Sarah Hunt a scholar and advocate of anti-violence initiatives and Naomi Sayers, an indigenous feminist and sex work activist, comment on what the outcome means for Indigenous women in Canada.

The Globe and Mail (includes correction) Mar. 25 2015

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