What started out as a high school computer science project has grown into the only active Wikipedia in Canada operating in an Indigenous language. Wikipetcia Atikamekw Nehiromowin includes over 1,000 articles, sound clips and photos representing life, history and culture of the three Atikamekw communities in Quebec.  “They cover common words, the cities ofRead More →

The Law Society of British Columbia has moved to require Indigenous cultural competency training for all practising lawyers in the province, in response to gaps in legal education that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission identified. “Lawyers and the law created a justice system that discriminates against Indigenous people,” said society presidentRead More →

A Chinese-American detained in Iran for three years on spying charges was freed and an imprisoned Iranian was released by Washington in return, U.S. President Donald Trump and an Iranian official said on Saturday. The prisoner swap took place at a time of particularly strained relations between the longtime foes.Read More →

The eating habits of penguins may serve as a warning about climate change, says University of Saskatchewan professor William Patterson. Patterson was part of a team that spent years researching how a warming climate and the reduction of sea ice affects penguins’ food sources. The Adélie penguins and chinstrap penguins bothRead More →

A former addict who racked up 235 encounters with RCMP in a single year hopes his story will serve as an example of using compassion to tackle crime and social problems facing cities throughout British Columbia. Daniel Roy, 43, said he became one of Prince George’s most prolific offenders while hookedRead More →