Questions arise about former U of R president’s Indigenous ancestry
The now president and vice-chancellor at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador said she has Mi’kmaw ancestry but never identified as Indigenous.
Nova Scotia government pledges $37 million for rural heath care institute
Premier Tim Houston made the announcement Thursday at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S., where the institute will be based.
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Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond speaks out after award revoked over heritage
Former judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond says she’s satisfied in her “past work, identity and self-worth,” after the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association revoked an award because its board members believed she falsified her claims of Indigenous identity.