Federal government appoints directors to develop new council to advance reconciliation
Six people have been appointed to a new federal interim board aimed at advancing reconciliation….
Advocate calls for full review of Indigenous Affairs departments and bureaucrats that run them
Cindy Blackstock is calling for a complete review of both departments under the Indigenous Affairs umbrella and the bureaucrats running them.
UNDRIP not likely to apply retroactively, Bennett says in Labrador talking circle
Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations says when the Liberals adopt UNDRIP into law it will not be retroactive.
Feds to announce payout of up to $800M to Indigenous victims of ’60s Scoop
The national settlement with an estimated 20,000 victims, to be announced Friday by Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett
Anishinabek Nations, INAC sign ‘historic’ education self-government agreement
Anishinabek First Nations signed a “historic” education self-government agreement Wednesday in Ontario what leaders said wasn’t about politics but the children.
Reset MMIWG national inquiry, Indigenous families tell Trudeau
A coalition of Indigenous families wrote Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday demanding there be a “hard reset” of the MMIWG national inquiry.
Minister of Indigenous Affairs says work of inquiry will continue despite commissioner’s resignation
Bennett says the current Inquiry has the tools and the people in place to fulfill the mandate