Stephanie Taylor

Reporter/The Canadian Press

Stephanie Taylor is a Canadian Press reporter based in Ottawa. Before that, she wrote out of Saskatchewan.

Latest from Stephanie Taylor

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.

Federal department questioned quality of 2021 Indigenous census data: documents

Federal officials questioned the quality of the 2021 census data for Indigenous communities after collection efforts were hampered by factors including the discovery of unmarked residential school graves, documents show.

Hajdu hopes long-term boil water advisories lifted by 2025, end of Liberal-NDP deal

Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu hopes Canada will be able to lift its remaining long-term drinking water advisories by 2025 — the year a deal between the NDP and the Liberal government is set to expire.

Government staff hoped to take Parliament Hill residential school memorial down in August

The federal government hoped to remove a Parliament Hill memorial dedicated to Indigenous children who died and disappeared from residential schools months earlier than actually happened last year, according to newly released documents.

Independent Ontario MPP Roman Baber to enter Conservative party leadership race

An independent Ontario legislator, who rose to prominence for speaking out against COVID-19 lockdowns, says he will run for Conservative leadership.

Erin O'Toole faces calls for early leadership reviews by three riding associations

Three Conservative riding associations have expressed their wish to see Erin O'Toole's leadership put to an early test.

Federal government will soon hand over more residential school records: Miller

Canada's Crown-Indigenous Relations minister says the federal government will soon release a volume of the residential school records it's been criticized for withholding to a national archives centre.

Miller 'dumbfounded' appeal dropped over Catholic Church's residential school payments

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller says he doesn't know why Ottawa dropped an appeal that released Catholic entities from their obligations to pay survivors of the residential school system.

If flags are to be raised, something more needs to be done, says AFN

There needs to be another symbolic gesture made to recognize the genocide of Indigenous children if Canada wants to raise its flag, says the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.

Conservative Party's national council suspends member after bid to recall O'Toole as leader

A member of the Conservative Party of Canada's national council has been suspended after spearheading an effort to trigger an early review of Erin O'Toole's leadership.