OTTAWA — A Quebec Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday against giving the federal government more time to pass court-mandated changes to the Indian Act that would prevent sex-based discrimination. 788 more words
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OTTAWA — The government is rushing an Indian Act update through the Commons because of a court-mandated July 3 deadline, but it isn’t asking for an extension despite the court’s apparent openness to the idea. 859 more words
OTTAWA — Senators are once again defiantly challenging the Trudeau government on legislation that’s facing a court-imposed time crunch.
The government is trying to make senators feel like “Chicken Little,” but the sky won’t fall based on Senate amendments, Liberal Sen. 698 more words
“The great themes of Canadian history are as follows: Keeping the Americans out, keeping the French in, and trying to get the Natives to somehow disappear” – … 1,510 more words
The Indian Act is one of the oldest pieces of legislation in Canada. It was first – the first version of it was enacted in 1868 just a few months after Confederation and it’s been in place almost unchanged in its essence since then. 74 more words