Despite decades of government commitments, Lake Winnipeg’s health continues to decline.
In the leadup to Canada’s election on Sept. 20, the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective are reminding federal candidates that promises are not enough. It’s time for immediate action that generates measurable results.
Canadians head to the polls on Sept. 20. Together with our partners at the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective, we are reminding federal candidates that it’s time for immediate action that generates measurable results.
Sept. 30, also known as Orange Shirt Day, was recently declared a federal statutory holiday called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
As a non-Indigenous organization working on Indigenous territories, LWF recognizes the importance of taking this day to learn about and reflect on Canada’s dark colonial history, and to listen and acknowledge the truths and devastating impacts that Indian Residential Schools had and continue to have on First Nations, Métis and Inuit children and communities.
Reconciliation cannot happen without meaningful dialogue between Indigenous and non...