aboriginal funding

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Community capitalism flowering among some First Nations

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.


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Thinking hard about history can be a useful exercise if incorrect assumptions are reformed. This was one goal of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee’s report on residential schools, which, in early June, published a 388-page summary of its forthcoming final report.