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2021 as seen by Rachel Blaney, MP for North Island-Powell River

Rachel Blaney, Member of Parliament for North Island – Powell River, gave Cortes Currents an overview of the important political issues and her family life during this past year. 

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Restoring a focus on matriarchal roles in First Nations communities

By Melissa Renwick, Ha-Shilth-Sa, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A new report is highlighting the importance of restoring a focus on matriarchal roles for the health and strength of First Nations communities.

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Knowing your rights toolkit: to combat forced sterilization of Indigenous women

the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Native Women’s Association of Canada’s educational toolkit, made by and for Indigenous, Métis and Inuit women and gender diverse people helps educate on informed consent in Canadian hospitals.

As more stories surface of Indigenous women who have experienced forced sterilization in public hospitals, the Native Women’s Association of Canada has created a toolkit to help educate on consent and rights in the healthcare system.

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