Two federal cabinet minister were in Iqaluit Wednesday to announce changes to the government’s much maligned Nutrition North food subsidy.
The Sayisi Dene delegation took the elevator down to Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan’s Parliament Hill office and planned to stay until they received a commitment the government would finally deal with their longstanding grievance over their forced relocation in the 1950s that plunged them into misery and death.
Senators grilled the Indian Affairs Minister Monday over his government’s controversial water bill.
A delegation of Sayisi Dene from northern Manitoba is calling for a federal apology for the forced relocation of their community.
Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan said his government will begin work on developing a national strategy to combat suicide in First Nations communities.
A controversial Indian Affairs economic development program accused of knee-capping Aboriginal banks is being reviewed by a Quebec consultant, Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan said.
On Wednesday, a blogger for a Saskatchewan newspaper reposted the Wikileaks hoax about Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan’s imagined diary and things went a little crazy.
Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan underwent heart surgery on Tuesday, according to a message posted on the Indian Affairs website.
Members of Barriere Lake are in Ottawa once again.