A man carries an eagle feather as police prepare to enforce an injunction against protesters who were blocking a road used to access to the Port of Vancouver during a demonstration in support of Wet'suwet'en Nation hereditary chiefs on Feb. 25, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canada is at a critical crossroads. The Wet’suwet’en conflict brings us to a deciding moment in Canada, one that will shape the future of the nation.
The process will also develop ways to get more Indigenous input to state and local decisions, especially on the issue of service delivery.
Two prominent Indigenous Australians have been appointed to chair a senior advisory group to oversee an extensive process for developing options for an Indigenous "voice to government".
Women of the Peppimenarti community, about 320 km south-west of Darwin. The statistics suggest Indigenous households in remote and very remote areas are more effective at managing money to avoid hardship.
AAP Image/Dan Peled
We decided to dig into the statistics and compare the experience of financial stress in Indigenous and non-Indigenous households.
Our findings surprised us.
The Fitzroy River in flood in 2017.
The new Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council aims to overcome a management problem faced by many traditional owners: the fact that major rivers flow through lands home to many different groups and languages.
Lower Hutt, population 105,000. Debates on urbanisation are usually dominated by Auckland, but most of New Zealand’s urban population are in small and medium-size cities.
New Zealand's coalition government plans to transition to a low-emissions economy while also addressing major urban issues such as unaffordable housing, inequality and poverty.