The largest settlement to date is $43.3 billion for children on reserves taken into foster care by welfare authorities.
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It’s fairly clear that most of the budget's ‘infrastructure’ spending is not aimed at improving Canada’s roads, bridges and highways.
December 29, 2015 2:55PM
Carolyn Bennett, the minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, says her government won’t enforce the First Nations Transparency Act.
December 21, 2015 10:39AM
Canada's federal government alone spends more than $10 billion annually on aboriginal issues.
December 15, 2014 10:00AM
In a letter to Richard Price in 1789, Thomas Jefferson wrote "whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights." In other words, an informed electorate possesses the knowledge to hold their government accountable.