Sean Vanderklis

Sean Vanderklis was a reporter for CBC News in 2021. Previously, he was a Local Journalism Initiative reporter with the Niagara Falls Review. He is Mississauga from Curve Lake First Nation, and was the recipient of the 2020 Canadian Journalism Foundation/ CBC Indigenous Fellowship.

Latest from Sean Vanderklis

MPs Charlie Angus, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq call for special prosecutor over residential school abuse

NDP MPs Charlie Angus and Nunavut MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq are calling on Canadians to join them Saturday as they march down the streets of Ottawa to pressure the government into calling an independent investigation into the residential school system.

Brock's acting vice-provost of Indigenous engagement was harassed on Twitter, committee says

A Brock University senate advisory committee is calling on the school to file a complaint over alleged online harassment directed at acting vice-provost of Indigenous engagement Robyn Bourgeois.

Public health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Thorold school

Niagara Catholic District School Board has announced Niagara Region Public Health has formally declared a COVID-19 outbreak at St. Charles Catholic Elementary School in Thorold.

Niagara Catholic board investigating complaint over board chair's travel during lockdown

The Niagara Catholic District School Board is set to investigate its chair, Larry Huibers, for leaving the country during a provincial-wide lockdown.
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Niagara Falls MPP at odds with Oosterhoff over Niagara's COVID-19 vaccine shortage

Niagara Falls NDP MPP Wayne Gates is demanding answers from the provincial government regarding Niagara's vaccine shortage.

Kawartha Nishnawbe block reconstruction work on Burleigh Falls Dam

Members from an Ontario First Nation continue to block access to a dam reconstruction site because they say they were not properly consulted by Parks Canada.