On the surface, the Liberal budget commitment to invest $634.8 million for child welfare on reserves appears like a big figure, but scratch a little and a different reality emerges.
The federal budget spreads out the $2.6 billion for First Nation education over five years, with over half of the total, $1.4 billion, back-ended in the last two years.
Empty field where new Gull Bay school should stand
Finance Minister Bill Morneau indicated last month he was thinking of wearing moccasins on budget day
Federal officials said in October money for First Nation education was on the books
Archaeologist says ‘guts churning’ knowing land he cleared for GO Transit to bulldoze is Huron-Wendat burial site
Kenneth Jackson APTN National News The archaeologist that cleared a site in downtown Barrie, Ont….
Liberals investing $50 million over six years into fund
Margaret Buist and her team is sifting through the information gathered at pre-inquiry consultations.
APTN National News Indigenous leaders met in Halifax today with high hopes for the new…