The Missing Women’s Inquiry remained contentious until the bitter end.
After six days of hearings in Vancouver Supreme Court, the decision on what to do with Calgary law firm Blott & Company now rests in the hands of Justice Brenda Brown, one of nine judges across the country who oversee the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.
Tensions mounted this morning in Vancouver as an ongoing dispute over a burial site threatened by a condo went up a notch.
Throughout the Missing Women’s Inquiry many people have come forward to share their knowledge about the women who were murdered or went missing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
It’s election season for Canada’s First Nations.
With just a few weeks to go until the end of the Missing Women’s Inquiry in Vancouver, key witnesses and family members are taking the stand.
Duncan ducks questions as corruption allegations swirl around residential school compensation payouts
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan avoided questions Tuesday on an issue that threatens to derail the multi-billion dollar residential school settlement agreement over corruption allegations against lawyers handling thousands of claims.
A hearing into alleged abuses in the residential schools compensation process ended Friday.
Some First Nations leaders say millions of dollars in loans should be forgiven if they decide to leave the British Columbia treaty process.