aboriginal funding

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More spending on Indigenous communities won’t solve chronic problems

Most of the money goes to civil servants and consultants, not Indigenous people themselves.


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Trudeau government bill may grant First Nations veto power over pipelines and other projects
The governments of six provinces have asked for more time to respond to the draft bill.

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Ottawa is heavily indebted and will never be able to eliminate poverty through grants to First Nations.


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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.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)


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In the Liberal budget, only 0.2 per cent of the $8.4 billion designated for Aboriginal people is for skills and employment training.


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Federal government transfers to First Nation communities rose more than 800 per cent over the past six decades.