Increased employment and opportunity on reserve will help address dysfunction rooted in dependency and hopelessness.
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Saskatchewan urban reserves have been very entrepreneurial and ambitious.
Alberta and Manitoba have the highest percentage of on-reserve homes in need of major repair.
First Nations people on reserve are unable to earn equity on their home or sell their land to whomever they choose.
A recent op-ed cited the “myth of underfunding” of First Nations communities in Canada. Whatever your opinion on the issue, the facts are clear. Consider the four streams of revenue that flow to First Nations across the country.
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The Halalt First Nations recently filed a $2 billion civil case against a private pulp and paper company in B.C.
Federal government transfers to First Nation communities rose more than 800 per cent over the past six decades.
Last month, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld an earlier B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that will allow the Nechako Nations to bring forward a damages claim against Rio Tinto, an aluminum industry giant.