Canada’s auditor general called for major changes to the relationship between First Nations, Ottawa and provincial governments to break the persistent and growing gap between quality of life on reserves and the rest of the country.
The NDP Monday backed calls to Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan to set up a fact-finding mission to a small Quebec Algonquin community caught in a leadership vacuum since the imposition of an Indian Act band council earlier this year.
Nunavut faces huge challenges with high prices, a housing crisis and a host of social problems.
A powerful documentary of Canada’s Third World is taking Ottawa by storm.
Ontario First Nations believe the Conservative government is ignoring their voices on First Nations education and they are warning of a nation-wide shut-down unless things change.
The Native Women’s Association of Canada felt “betrayed” by the Conservative government’s announcement on missing and murdered Aboriginal women, APTN National News has been told.
The Conservative government is opposing the use of the name Sisters in Spirit and any work on a groundbreaking database on murdered and missing Aboriginal women cases if the Native Women’s Association of Canada expects to receive any funding for new projects on the issue, sources say.
Front line advocates and family members of Aboriginal women who have been victims of violence say they are disgusted with the Conservative’s $10 million strategy to deal with the hundreds of murdered and missing women cases across the country.
A river of red tents flowed to Parliament Hill Tuesday as part of a national campaign calling for affordable housing.