Indigenous Affairs rejects Senate’s S-3 amendment on status bill

Bill S-3 was rejected by Indigenous Affairs. The bill was supposed to eliminate sex-based discrimination when determining status in the Indian Act. It was a court ordered result of the Stéphane Descheneaux case.

Todd Lamirande
APTN National News
Bill S-3 was rejected by Indigenous Affairs. The bill was supposed to eliminate sex-based discrimination when determining status in the Indian Act.

It was a court ordered result of the Stéphane Descheneaux case.

He wanted to pass status on to his three daughters.

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Todd Lamirande is Red River Metis. Todd first joined APTN in 2000 as a writer - researcher. He went on to be a videojournalist based in Vancouver. Todd has hosted three programs for APTN News and Current Affairs: the national news, Investigates and Nation to Nation.

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