Corinne Smith

Corinne Smith is a producer with the Cree Media Unit at CBC North, based in Montreal.

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Former Cree leader testifies at public inquiry about racist treatment at Val-d'Or hospital

William Mianscum says health care workers should be educated about the Indigenous patients they serve.

Cree leaders show public support for LGBTQ, 2-spirited community

Several key leaders of the Cree Nation came together Saturday to deliver a powerful public message of acceptance to two-spirited members of their communities.

Quebec police watchdog investigating man's death in Waskaganish

Brandon Stephen, 24, died Jan. 2 while in custody of the Eeyou Eenou Police Force in Waskaganish. He had complained of stomach pains.

Abel Bosum new Grand Chief of Quebec Cree

Abel Bosum has been elected as new Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees in Northern Quebec in a runoff election.

Rare Cree beaded hood finally returns home

A rare and fragile beaded hood that is more than 166 years old made its way back home Monday, finally reunited with the descendants of its original owner in Quebec's James Bay region.

Cree couple makes lunch for Val d'Or homeless

For Kenneth Matoush and his wife Harriet, seeing the many members of Val d'Or's homeless community inspired them to take action: 'we don't know them personally but we wanted to offer food, out of love.'

Cree stories translated into English, fairy tales into Cree

People enjoy legends, fables and fairy tales because they take us to different worlds, make us think about who we are, our values, and tell us something about the human condition.

Cree hockey player wins rookie of the year in Quebec league

Niko Trapper's early hockey training was cut short by his father's death, but he persevered, and was named Rookie of the Year this spring in the Bantam CC division in Saguenay Lac St-Jean, Que.

Magnotta requests trial by judge and jury

Luka Rocco Magnotta, accused of killing and dismembering Chinese student Jun Lin, has asked a Quebec court for a trial by judge and jury, but didn't request a psychiatric assessment, as some expected he would.

Tear gas used on Montreal marchers defying protest laws

Authorities called in the provincial police and started arresting people taking part in a rally Saturday night in downtown Montreal, the 26th night in a row of demonstrations.