Non-Inuit in Quebec can make $40,000 in non-salary benefits, while local Inuit receive only a quarter of that.
While education does not fall under the mandate of the Quebec inquiry, commissioner Jacques Viens wanted to hear from officials at Kiuna college, a unique college in the province that has a curriculum that serves Indigenous students.
A band councillor with the Anishnaabe Nation of Lac Simon told the Quebec Inquiry that the province has a long way to go to improve its relationship with his community.
Lawyers representing the Quebec Native Women’s Association at an inquiry examining the relationship between some of the province’s public services and Indigenous peoples have quit citing the fact that there isn’t enough money to continue.
The hearings in Val d’Or will wrap up Tuesday before going on the road to other communities across Québec. The inquiry is examining the relationship between some provincial public services and Indigenous peoples.
The Québec inquiry looking into the relationship between some of the province’s public services and Indigenous peoples heard from the Innu and Naskapi Nations Friday.