Saskatchewan to continue using ‘birth alerts’ despite calls by MMIW inquiry to stop

The Saskatchewan government says it will not stop tracking or seizing babies born to Indigenous mothers despite a call to do so from the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. The inquiry’s final report recommends governments and…

’60s Scoop apology made by Saskatchewan NDP

The Saskatchewan NDP apologized in the legislature Thursday to everyone affected by the ‘60s Scoop. Past NDP governments share responsibility for carrying out the policy that affected many lives, Opposition Leader Ryan Meili said. Story continues below “We must also…

’60s Scoop Indigenous Society hosts exhibit at Lethbridge Public Library

The Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Alberta presented and displayed a one-day exhibit at the Lethbridge Public Library on Monday. “We’re extremely honoured to have had the opportunity host this exhibit for just the one day it can be in…

Travelling exhibit aims to teach Albertans provincial history of the ’60s Scoop

A travelling exhibit that shares the history of the Sixties Scoop through the first-hand experiences of survivors is now on display in Edmonton. Story continues below Bi-Giwen: Coming Home – Truth Telling from the Sixties Scoop includes 12 personal testimonials…

Information session for ’60s Scoop survivors held in Dartmouth

An information session about a settlement agreement for survivors of the ’60s Scoop was held in Dartmouth on Thursday. The ’60s Scoop refers to a period between 1960 and 1991, when about 20,000 Indigenous and Inuit children were seized from their…

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe apologizes to ’60s Scoop survivors

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has apologized to survivors of the ’60s Scoop for failing them and leaving them “caught between two worlds.” “On behalf of the government of Saskatchewan and on behalf of the people of Saskatchewan, I stand before…

’60s Scoop survivors in Saskatchewan want change, not just apology

Survivors of the ’60s Scoop in Saskatchewan are hoping an apology from the provincial government comes with action to reduce the number of children in care. READ MORE: Sixties Scoop survivors share their stories with Saskatchewan government Premier Scott Moe…

Metis, non-status Indigenous people sue Canadian government over identity loss in ’60s Scoop

TORONTO – Metis and non-status Indians across Canada are seeking damages for the alleged harms inflicted on them by the Canadian government during the ’60s Scoop, according to a proposed class action filed on Thursday. In an untested statement of…

‘This is a historic moment.’: Doucette sees 60s Scoop apology as healing moment

For Robert Doucette, the Saskatchewan government’s apology for the 60s Scoop has been a long time coming. The former head of the Metis Nation of Saskatchewan is a leader with 60s Scoop Indigenous Survivors of Saskatchewan (SSISS) – the group…