Alberta expands midwifery service as Ontario cuts funding amid outrage

A string of politicians in Ontario and beyond have expressed outrage at the latest cut to social services from Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government after National Observer reported the news it was retroactively pulling back funds for the Ontario College of Midwives on Thursday. Meantime, in another part of the country, Alberta's NDP government has announced an expansion of services.

Indigenous journalists talk about the past, present and future of journalism

Indigenous journalists do the job differently, and they always have. That's what Tristan Ahtone, Simon Moya-Smith, Angela Sterritt, Candis Callison and Julian Noisecat told National Observer's Emilee Gilpin when she asked about their experiences in the industry and their predictions for the future of a steadily shifting media landscape in North America. Here's what they had to say.

McKenna says climate targets could be law in future

Canada may decide in future to enshrine carbon pollution reduction targets in law, says Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna. It was among her comments in a wide-ranging interview with National Observer from Katowice, Poland, where international climate talks are taking place.