The federal government’s strategy to deal with the high number of murdered and missing Indigenous women is not supported by nearly 60 studies that have examined the issue, according to a new report.
Trina Roache APTN National News HALIFAX—Indigenous grassroots leaders say the Harper government’s anti-terrorism Bill C-51…
A newly-tabled bill has the House of Commons rising in opposition.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper admitted the anti-terror bill tabled in the House of Commons Friday would not have stopped the Oct. 22, 2014, attack in Ottawa.
Newly tabled anti- terrorism legislation would give Canada’s spy agency more power to thwart a suspected extremist’s travel plans, disrupt bank transactions and covertly interfere with radical websites.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde extended an olive branch to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt during a meeting Monday when he invited the minister with the national organization’s chiefs executive next week.
Five federal cabinet ministers have been invited to attend a planned Feb. 27 roundtable in Ottawa to discuss the high number of murdered and missing Indigenous women across the country.
A tribunal created to deal with historic First Nation grievances is slowly being smothered by the Harper government, said a British Columbia grand chief in response to revelations the independent body is now being relocated and stripped of the ability to run its own affairs.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his minister of Aboriginal Affairs clung to a defence of the Northern federal food subsidy program Tuesday that was repeatedly undercut by the Auditor General of Canada during a press conference and in his Fall 2014 report.