As Canada implements a National Housing Strategy, post-secondary schools are creating more room for Indigenous design thinking Read more


In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Toronto sign at Nathan Phillips Square has gotten two upgrades: a custom-vinyl wrap around its famous photo-op letters and the addition of a Medicine Wheel. Read more


The best events this summer include celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day at Fort York, kicking back in Kensington Market and riding the roller coaster at the CNE. Read more



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Find over 60 events including concerts, food festivals, outdoor movies and more in NOW's annual Hot Summer Guide. Read more

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Cara Sabatini

“All of the challenges that Indigenous folks face in the larger culture, they all show up in full force in the business world,” says web developer Archer Pechawis, citing obstacles to securing business loans and investment capital. Read more


Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine deserve justice Read more

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The first major retrospective of the late Inuk artist's work runs through February at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Read more


Russell Diabo on why his close friend and mentor Arthur Manuel believed return of the land is the most important issue facing Indigenous peoples in Canada Read more


In this excerpt from his recently-released book, the late Indigenous activist Arthur Manuel writes about how the BNA Act that created Canada set the young country on the path to a “race-based democracy” Read more


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Susan Benoit

NOW Digital Residency: Living Arts Centre Read more


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Manar Moursi

Sponsored feature: presented by Toronto Arts Foundation Read more



Samuel Engelking

On the heels of his popular U of T Art Museum show, the Cree artist is unveiling a 12 x 24-ft history painting based on a treaty between the Dutch and the Iroquois Read more


Sponsored feature: presented by Toronto Arts Foundation Read more



Natalia Manzocco

Aanishnaabe chef Johl Whiteduck Ringuette wants to reclaim Indigenous food one plate at a time Read more

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Around the world this Earth Day, as a growing army of women stand up for a more sustainable planet, mainstream environmental groups are becoming more inclusively female Read more


From the testimony of residential school students as told to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Read more


In the two decades since Canada passed amendments to the Criminal Code instructing judges to make use of alternative rehab for Aboriginal offenders, the proportion ending up behind bars has more than doubled Read more


"This is a moment to reflect on what the last 150 years means to Indigenous people,” says the Cree visual artist. Read more


This year, the federal government plans to spend half a billion dollars on events marking Canada's 150th anniversary, prompting a great deal of debate about its historical treatment of Indigenous peoples. Read more


Plus: sign up for the March for Science Read more


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