Economic reconciliation needs more than what the budget presents
Most new monies for First Nations are going to old colonial systems that have consistently failed to meet their needs.
Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu and Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller are pictured at a press conference in Ottawa on Oct. 27, 2021. We don’t need Canada to show us the way, instead we need Canada to follow our lead, provide necessary support, and then step out of the way, write Harold Calla and C.T. Jules. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade