Canada is in transition and the opportunity is there to get it right, making Canada stronger by ensuring that it works for everyone—or to continue down a path that has proven only to produce profound inequities. That’s our choice. And this is the time to get it right.
Chief Marcia Brown Martel, pictured on Oct. 6, 2017 singing in front of Centre Block after the government announced a historic agreement in principle providing $500-million to $800-million in restitution for Indigenous children affected by the Sixties Scoop, including Ms. Brown Martel who was taken away from her family when she was a child. The Hill Times photograph by Andew Meade
First Nations and Canadians can agree on two things: the importance of respecting rights, and the importance of caring for and loving our children and securing a prosperous future for them. Those values form the essence of the First Nations agenda.
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The Federal Response to the Opioid Crisis This e-book summarizes the work on the opioid crisis that is going on at the federal level: what the House of Commons and the Senate have been listening to and acting on to help stop and mitigate this tragedy.
Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.