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Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt released an open letter to Assembly of First Nations Chief Shawn Atleo Friday urging the First Nations leader to keep working with him on developing legislation to govern on-reserve legislation.
The Harper government and the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation have settled a 200 year-old claim over sold reserve land that forced the relocation of a community.
The proposed First Nations Education Act is getting a lot of negative feedback from First Nation leaders across the country.
The Harper government has given the Truth and Reconciliation Commission a one-year extension, Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt said Thursday.
The Harper government is expected to release a draft of the First Nation Education Act in October before tabling a final version of the proposed legislation before the end of the year, according to the regional chief in charge of the education file for the Assembly of First Nations.
Aboriginal Affairs, minister's office silent on media line that 'lied' about privacy watchdog's response to spying allegation
The deputy minister and minister’s office of Aboriginal Affairs were involved in crafting media lines around an internal investigation into allegations federal officials spied on a First Nations children’s advocate, internal documents show, yet both continue to hold their silence over who authorized a misleading statement claiming the privacy watchdog had no interest in opening an investigation.
The federal privacy watchdog is disputing Aboriginal Affairs’ version of events around an internal investigation into allegations the federal department’s officials spied on a First Nations children’s advocate.