Analysis – A chequebook alone won’t solve First Nations problems – CBC

Analysis – A chequebook alone won’t solve First Nations problems – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 2016321 Views

Jan 27, 2016

Money will help, but another big barrier will be getting Canadians to care

It was shameful, but obvious, why the Harper government stonewalled and blocked and even retaliated against Cindy Blackstock, the advocate for native children, who finally triumphed Tuesday at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.

The former government did this for nine years. And not just because the issues of indigenous people were not a government priority (they clearly weren’t); or because Stephen Harper’s default position was to reduce social services, not increase them.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/first-nations-neil-macdonald-1.3421155

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