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Statistical black hole opens door to foreign workers

While more of a “footnote” in relation to some of the broader concerns regarding the Temporary Foreign Workers, an important one given the need to increase employment opportunities for aboriginal peoples. 219 more words


Taxpayers DO NOT Pay For First Nations; First Nations ARE Taxpayers

Part 2 to September 22, 2014 post:  Pathetic and Dense; You HAVE To Be an Indian.

I’m not an authority on all things Indigenous.  I am only an authority on being one. 1,988 more words


Jonathan Kay: The one place in Canada where racism is still tolerated: native reserves

Jon Kay tackles the thorny integration vs accommodation issue with respect to First Nation reserves:

On the other hand, let’s give the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake their due, shall we?

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Pathetic and Dense; You HAVE To Be an Indian

There comes those moments when you sit back and assess why you do what you do.  I’ve done this recently in response to the reactions on my posts and comments about Indigenous Peoples based issues. 1,004 more words


Still No Progress on Aboriginal Issues

It’s been a bit of a whirlwind of policy and opinion over the past two weeks. Harper stuck his foot in his mouth and then kept sucking his own toes while refusing to admit it was a bad choice. 756 more words

'Laura Secord discovered...'

Laura Secord walked into a camp of Amerindians towards the end of her famous 30 kilometre trek on 22 June 1813. The group was allies of the British, and they led Secord to a detachment of British troops stationed at the DeCew house, on the Niagara Escarpment near present day St.

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Aboriginal women are speaking up for missing and murdered Aboriginal men

The hatred directed at aboriginal people in Canada is appalling, as is their poverty and exclusion from the opportunities that exist for non-indigenous Canadians. Nowhere is this more evident than in the federal government’s continuing refusal to hold a national inquiry into the causes of the deaths and disappearances of over 1200 aboriginal women. 63 more words