Justice for aboriginal peoples should be Canada’s top priority
We are not simply dealing here with a matter of righting a historical wrong for a small segment of the Canadian population. Rather, the question of building a more equal relationship between Ottawa and aboriginal Canadians is about reversing the moral decay of our society as a whole, writes Zach Paikin.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, National Post columnist John Ivison and former prime minister Paul Martin, pictured at a recent Canada 2020 event on aboriginal peoples and economic development. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright