Women leaders were in Ottawa Tuesday demanding an end to sex discrimination in the Indian…
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says more work is needed to rid the Indian Act…
Indigenous Affairs Minister Jane Philpott addressed chiefs at the AFN SCA Monday saying more will be spent on First Nation child welfare.
The Senate of Canada signed off on a government bill Monday night to remove sex-discrimination from the Indian Act.
Bill S-3 was supposed to fix gender inequality in the Indian Act once and for all. But it doesn’t apply in many situations including if you lost your status before 1985.
Bill S-3 was rejected by Indigenous Affairs. The bill was supposed to eliminate sex-based discrimination when determining status in the Indian Act. It was a court ordered result of the Stéphane Descheneaux case.
Plaintiff in Indian Act case not happy government is pushing ahead with changes without proper consultation
Indian Act plaintiff says government moving ahead with changes without proper consultation.