Government inaction is a roadblock to building a sustainable economy for Nunavut
By Independent MP Hunter TootooOct. 31, 2018
What little action there is is slow, and funding is spread over a number of years.
Air Nunavut is a registered Inuit firm. In May 2015, the federal government was ordered by the courts to have procurement policies in place to support Inuit-owned businesses by July 31, 2016. Canadians are still waiting, writes Independent MP Hunter Tootoo. Photograph courtesy of CambridgeBayWeather
“There is no relationship more important to this government than our relationship with Indigenous people.”
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas