New Indigenous Economic Strategy builds on TRC report
Last week, a group of Indigenous economic and business groups released their plan for a National Indigenous Economic Strategy. It builds on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action that addressed the economy, jobs and training.
Progressive Senator Brian Francis, who was appointed to Senate in 2018, is the first person of Mi'kmaq descent from Prince Edward Island to be appointed to the Upper Chamber. 'It is time for Canada to work with, rather than against, Indigenous People. True and lasting reconciliation is not possible when so many of us are poor and lack access to basic necessities.' Photograph courtesy of Senator Brian Francis