Getting non-Indigenous Canadians to view inequality as more than a First Nations issue is the key to effecting change, says Perry Bellegarde.
‘It’s a major plank in our platform, and it’s a plan that I can tell that the Liberal caucus is very proud of,’ says Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia, the House Environment Committee chair.
Anthony Primerano will serve on what the government calls an independent, non-partisan advisory board on Senate appointments. He worked as a chief of staff for former Liberal Veterans Affairs Minister Albina Guarnieri.
The motion to expel Sen. Lynn Beyak from the Red Chamber has supporters in multiple Senate groups, but Sen. Pamela Wallin says they 'cannot simply banish people ... with whom we may fundamentally disagree.'
Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan is committed to a mandate that includes support for workers, says his spokesperson.
‘We’re bringing people through with no funding, and it’s killing us,’ says Manuela Joannou, an ER doc and the founder of a treatment program for veterans and first responders.
The government is expecting to earn almost $60-billion less this year than it did last, as it continues to spend billions in borrowed money to keep the economy afloat.
Public Safety Minister Bill Blair announced on Nov. 30 that his government was again deferring the Firearms Marking Regulations, likely until after the next election.