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Story Chief Matthews is one of few B.C. reserve schools that are not affected by mouldy portables and a poor native education system. The school runs up to Grade 4, but many are expressing interest in an expansion to include secondary school teaching.
In the land of oil and money, unemployment and tax rates are low, the economy is strong and the population continues to grow. There's also an almost obsessive pride in a strong work ethic and keeping your nose to the grindstone. But Alberta also has
A successful after-school program for Downtown Eastside aboriginal and disabled youth is shutting down because the Treasury Board has frozen a $22-million grant to Cultural Connections for Aboriginal Youth a national program designed to enhance the
Educating the province's aboriginal youth will go a long way to combating the labour shortage being experienced in Saskatchewan, said Jamieson, who spoke to business and indigenous leaders at a luncheon put on by Saskatoon Regional Economic
Canada's aboriginal communities is ensuring the education of their young people, a leading advocate says. That's why education must be the focus when Prime Minister Stephen Harper and senior cabinet ministers gather with First Nations leaders for a
Matthew Sheena is paddling down the west coast of Vancouver Island this week with 100 other aboriginal youth. Mr. Sheena to trade in his high-risk lifestyle for a chance to don a uniform. More related to this story Mr. Sheena, 21, is a veteran of
In convocation ceremonies this month, beaming young faces reflect Canada's rich demographic fabric...Aboriginal kids on reserves are six times less likely to graduate from high school than the rest of our population...More related to this story
The Australian Institute of Criminology says the most recent figures show the local juvenile detention rate was more than double the Australian average. The report says the youth detention rate in the Territory was about 100 per 100,000 people...
Ten Canadians will kill themselves today and the federal government is being called upon to create a national strategy that would help stop them and the thousands of other Canadians who commit suicide every year. The NDP is set to introduce a private
A higher incidence of fetal alcohol syndrome among some aboriginal communities in Canada is making their youth more vulnerable to being lured into gangs, experts say. The syndrome, in which the brain of the fetus is damaged by excessive drinking