An Indigenous academic now has more questions than answers after receiving an access to information request aimed at finding out if her name was in the files of Canada’s spy agency.
Did the staff at the department of Aboriginal Affairs breach privacy laws?
The deputy minister of Indian Affairs is investigating whether department officials broke privacy rules in their surveillance of First Nations child advocate Cindy Blackstock.
The federal Aboriginal Affairs department has been spying on a high-profile campaigner for First Nations children, documents show.
A First Nations organization that advocates on child welfare issues is asking the Federal Court to overturn a decision by the Human Rights Tribunal to dismiss a discrimination claim against Indian Affairs over its funding for First Nations child and welfare services.
The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society is demanding immediate action from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.