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“What Defined my Grandmother was Being a Powerful Woman Who was an Inspiration”

Jason and Marilyne on one of their cycling trips to raise money for the Canadian Women's Foundation.

“What defined my grandmother was being a powerful woman who was an inspiration to many others, so that’s why we reached out to the Foundation,” says Jason Ellis. Now, he and his wife Marilyne, are honouring his grandmother, Katharina “Katie” Ellis through their Wheels of Strength 1940 cycling challenge and raising funds for the Canadian Women’s Foundation along the way.

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5 Films to Watch for Indigenous History Month

A roll of film

It’s National Indigenous History Month in Canada, so we’ve compiled a list of must-see films by Indigenous women filmmakers that are sure to inspire. Watch them this month and beyond 

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Déclaration d’action contre l’inconduite et la brutalité policières

Les récents meurtres tragiques de personnes noires et autochtones lors d’altercations avec la police figurent de nouveau au premier plan des débats publics, des protestations et de l’action communautaire. Au Canada, nous nous souvenons avec tristesse de Chantel Moore, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Caleb Tubila Njoko et D’Andre Campbell qui sont morts, cette année, au cours de […]

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Action Statement on Police Misconduct and Brutality

The recent tragic killings of Black and Indigenous people in encounters with the police have again come to the forefront of public discussion, protest, and community action. In Canada, we sadly remember Chantel Moore, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Caleb Tubila Njoko, and D’Andre Campbell, all killed this year in the course of police wellness checks. Many others […]

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