More aboriginals living in Canadian cities, survey finds

Montréal Gazette, April 7, 2010

Cities are home to a rising number of aboriginal peoples, who – despite pride in their heritage – live in Canada’s ethnically diverse urban centres and are reluctant to return to native communities, according to a study on urban aboriginals.

The study also says despite the educational and career successes of many urban aboriginal people, a majority feel they are negatively and unfairly stereotyped as victims of addiction or abuse, or as lazy and unintelligent, by non-native city dwellers. Read more »