The Canadian Press

Working as a reporter at The Canadian Press parliamentary bureau in Ottawa, I cover wide range of topic focusing mostly on issues related to Canada’s Indigenous people, Black people and other minorities and immigrant communities.

This is a list of stories I’ve written for The Canadian Press in 2020.

Stories published in December:

Liberals say testing rules for air travellers land Jan.7, urge people to prepare

Poll suggests pandemic made some Canadians more grateful for what they have

More cases of U.K. COVID-19 variant found in Canada

Survivor calls on Trudeau to release St. Anne’s residential school abuse documents

Feds should detail vaccination plan for Indigenous communities: NDP

Feds detail $100 million pledged to fight food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic

PM says he kept hoping more money, or pressure, would help meet water-advisory goal

Food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic linked to poor mental health: StatCan

Reconciliation delayed and anti-Indigenous racism rising: TRC commissioners

Syrian refugees take citizenship oath on fifth anniversary of first arrivals

Syrian refugees overcoming war memories brought back by COVID-19

Canada must improve lives of Indigenous people as it emerges from COVID-19 pandemic, Perry Bellegarde says

Perry Bellegarde won’t seek re-election as head of Assembly of First Nations

Grassy Narrows First Nations chief hails more funding for mercury treatment centre

Liberals table bill to implement UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Boil-water advisories at First Nations communities to remain past March 2021: feds

Canadians not worried other countries will get COVID-19 vaccine first: poll

Stories published in November:

People to thank for Ottawa’s success with curbing COVID-19: health officer

Nearly a third of Canadians say they’ve gained weight during the COVID-19 pandemic: poll

Feds need better data on COVID-19 in Indigenous communities, Miller says

RCMP needs structural changes to address racism: MMIWG commissioner

Goodall backs senator’s proposed law to protect captive animals, ban elephant ivory

Residential-school survivors call on Ottawa and provinces for monuments

Harris inspiring young Black Canadians toward politics: MPs

Canada must regulate AI to protect privacy and human rights: watchdog

Feds commit $61 million to help Indigenous communities in Manitoba fight COVID-19

Trudeau ‘deeply disappointed’ by Liberal MP’s employing her sister in riding office

Eastern Ontario reeve seeks to change road name derogatory to Indigenous women

‘They profited off this pandemic’: NDP to push for wealth tax to go on Commons agenda, Singh says

More funding needed to address inequalities harming COVID-19 response, AFN chief says

Liberals continue filibuster over WE affair at Commons ethics committee

House of Commons Ethics Committee Makes Third Try at Launching WE-Related Probe

Canadian soldier killed in Netherlands in Second World War identified

Stories published in October:

Feds add $204M for anti-pandemic measures in Indigenous communities and institutions

Federal election during COVID-19 pandemic would be feasible, PHAC official says

National Chief Perry Bellegarde says he’s waiting for action on racism in RCMP

Corrections watchdog urges moratorium on allowing medical assistance in dying inside Canadian prisons

Most Canadians don’t want federal election until at least 2022, new poll suggests

Bellegarde wants Brenda Lucki out as head of RCMP

Evolving science reason for inconsistent messaging on COVID-19: Tam

Elections watchdog announces charges against former leader of defunct Bridge Party of Canada

Additional RCMP officers deployed in N.S.: Public Safety Minister Bill Blair

Provinces need to address racism in the health-care system: Trudeau

Feds can use spending power to fight anti-Indigenous racism in health care: Miller

Canadians spend more money and time online during pandemic, and fall for more phishing scams

Better data needed to help address inequalities exposed by COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Njoo says

New law needed to allow safe byelections in COVID-19 pandemic: Greens’ Annamie Paul

Miller to discuss racism in health care with Indigenous leaders as COVID cases rise

Feds double COVID-19 fund for abused women to $100 million

Liberals survive Throne Speech confidence vote, with support of NDP

Feds reveal details of $35M fund to help make farms safer in COVID-19 pandemic

Tory says Liberals will back her for international post only if their man bows out

Teachers concerned about their health, quality of education as they deal with challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

Stories published in September:

COVID-19 cases rising at an alarming rate in Indigenous communities

Union demands permanent hires to solve backlog in veterans’ benefit applications

Veterans Affairs could clear application backlog in a year if it hired hundreds: PBO

First Nations police services look to throne speech pledge for higher, stable funding

Five highlights from the speech from the throne

COVID-19 limits possibilities for former prime minister John Turner’s state funeral

Admitted to Canada under pilot program, refugee nurses ready for work

Post-secondary students paying for inaccessible services as they study online

Activists urge Trudeau government to act on disappearances in Sri Lanka

Office furniture shortages loom as Canadians stay home this fall

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