Two federal MPs are calling for a criminal probe into cases of Indigenous women who say they’re victims of coerced sterilization. NDP MP Don Davies and Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette called for the criminal probe Thursday after the House of Commons health committee decided to begin a study on the issue. We are talking about allegedRead More →

The United Nations Human Rights Committee says Canada still discriminates against First Nations women and their descendants through status requirements under the Indian Act despite several amendments since 1985. In an 18-page decision released Jan. 14, the committee said Canada is obligated to remove the discrimination and to ensure thatRead More →

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission heard concerns about coerced sterilization of Indigenous women during its years-long examination of Canada’s residential school legacy, Sen. Murray Sinclair said Thursday as he joined a chorus of calls for a national investigation on the issue. Sinclair, who chaired the commission, said cases brought toRead More →