Four years after the Daniels decision, we are still the forgotten people. The federal government made that clear with its one-sided pandemic aid.
Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller is pictured in the West Block on Feb. 27. The federal government has allocated the majority of its Indigenous Community Support Fund to the ‘Big Three’ organizations, writes Robert Bertrand. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
April marked four years since the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Ottawa must take responsibility for Indigenous people living off reserve.
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What is and isn’t considered a subsidy is politically charged. The government and industry are both likely to dispute or take issue with the inclusion of some, or many, of the programs to the group's tally.
New prescribed policies, procedures forced people to think about how they were acting, creating a 'profound' change in terms of staff understanding how they need to relate in the workplace, says the PMO's Marci Surkes.