Kelly Geraldine Malone

The Canadian Press

Kelly Geraldine Malone is a reporter for The Canadian Press.

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Live streamed mass shooting shows more internet regulations needed, New Zealand expert says in Winnipeg

David Shanks, New Zealand's former chief censor who is in Winnipeg this week, felt a familiar sense of distress as he learned a video was quickly spreading online depicting a mass shooting in a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket.

Indigenous women more likely to face violence if they were children in care: report

Front-line workers are calling for more support for Indigenous families after a Statistics Canada analysis found First Nations, Inuit and Métis women are more likely to experience physical or sexual assault in their lifetime if they were in government care as children.

Inuit organization develops shared plan with RCMP to improve strained relationship

RCMP have developed a plan with Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami to improve policing practices, which have been fraught, especially due to the high number of Inuit shot and killed by police in recent years.

First Nations hit more often with CERB repayment letters, government numbers suggest

Number-crunching by The Canadian Press about where CERB repayment letters went suggests a disproportionate number landed in postal codes home to First Nations, including in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Manitoba Métis delegation heads to Rome for meeting with Pope Francis

A Métis group from Manitoba was flying to Rome on Monday ahead of a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican later this week.

'Should be an alarm bell': Calls for action after fatal fires on First Nations

Fatal fires are far too common on First Nations, experts say, and could be prevented. They say dedicated funding for Indigenous-led education and prevention programs, as well as smoke detectors in every home on reserves, could make all the difference.

First Nations brace for labour challenges brought by Omicron-fuelled COVID-19 surge

Many First Nations across the country are bracing for the spread of the Omicron variant as leaders prepare for labour shortages caused by COVID-19 that could be more severe in Indigenous communities than elsewhere in Canada.

'Why do I feel so guilty?': Saskatchewan residents sending rapid tests out of province

People in Saskatchewan are fielding family requests from across the country for much sought-after rapid tests. Walk into libraries, firehalls and some grocery stores and a smiling worker is likely to offer a kit with five tests.

Year in review: Still too many police shootings in Canada, experts say

The Canadian Press tracked shootings by police using information from police, independent investigative units and independent reporting. The resulting snapshot shows little has changed since 2020, when global movements called for more police accountability and transparency.

Former national chief remains hopeful before second trip to Vatican as Manitoba delegate

Phil Fontaine is hopeful. A former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Fontaine says he is keeping that feeling close to his heart as he prepares to make a second trip to the Vatican to ask a pope to apologize for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools.

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