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By Allison O'Reilly

Testimonies have wrapped up on Thursday for the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

According to CBC News, commissioners have heard testimonies from over 20 family members and survivors.

Some are testifying publicly, while others have chosen to share their stories in private sessions.


By Luca Caruso-Moro
The Siksika Nation of southern Alberta is calling for the permanent custody of two Indigenous children to be granted to their biological family, rather than their white foster parents. 

CBC News reports the custody battle began when the children's foster parents applied for permanent custody.

The foster parents began caring for the children in 2015, their biological mother was a minor in provincial care at the time of birth.



By Jeremiah Ho

Howard McCurdy, a former New Democrat and civil rights activist, has died at the age of 85.

According to CTV News, McCurdy was the founder and president of the National Black Coalition of Canada, and later became the second ever black MP, representing Windsor, Ontario.

He was also a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario.