Opinion

Trudeau looks to 20-year-old report for cues on Indigenous policy

Findings of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples seemed relegated to the ashcan of history, until now.

When the Royal Commission on Aboriginal People's issued a report in 1996, prime minister Jean Chrétien’s austerity-focused Liberal government had no interest in spending the billions of dollars on Indigenous people that it called for, writes Thomas Walkom.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED : Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 12:00 AM

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