Legislation

Indian Act amendment a short-term fix, big questions remain

Up to 35,000 people may be newly eligible for status as a result of the legislation.

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, pictured here, says the ultimate goal is to 'move beyond the Indian Act.' The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

By CHELSEA NASH

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 12:00 AM

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