aboriginal issues

10:02AM
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Often, First Nations people receive certain benefits for so long they treat them as entitlements.


9:30AM
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Métis self-government in Canada is a non-starter

There is no principled constitutional basis for Métis land claims.


4:30AM
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Canada’s position in NAFTA renegotiations is that we want special provisions to protect the interests of women and indigenous people.


3:24PM
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Over the next decade, more than 650 projects worth $650 billion will benefit First Nation communities.


9:07AM
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Assigning benefits on the basis of heredity is not compatible with liberal democracy

The largest First Nation in Canada is the recently recognized Qalipu Mi’kmaq of Newfoundland.


11:25AM
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The Métis are better off than First Nations precisely because they have always been independent and self-supporting.