Annual employment equity reports for the public service show ongoing progress overall in the representation of women, visible minorities and Indigenous people, but lack...Read More Diversity in the public service’s executive ranks
Envisioning a just future beyond the Indian Act starts with recognizing that the root of the problem we are facing is not one of...Read More For Indigenous nations to live, colonial mentalities must die
Today, more than 50 First Nations in Canada have deployed online voting, and many more communities are looking to follow suit. Online voting is...Read More Reforming the Indian Act to allow for online voting
The Indian Act is a seriously flawed piece of legislation that has persisted for over a century and become institutionalized and entrenched. Both the...Read More A 19th century Indian Act for 21st century objectives?
La mémoire collective canadienne a retenu que le pays était au départ une colonie française jusqu’à sa conquête par les Britanniques en 1763. Mais...Read More Rétablir des relations de nation à nation
Science policy is divided into two central domains: science for policy, which pertains to the policy infrastructure and uses of scientific knowledge in government...Read More A new “Indian register” for Indigenous DNA?
Sous une forme d’apartheid rarement dénoncée, le Canada reconnaît deux catégories de citoyens à qui il accorde des droits différents : les Premières Nations et...Read More Le Canada face aux revendications des Métis
In March this year, the Burtch lands, one of the three parcels of land promised by former Ontario Premier David Peterson to the Haudenosaunee...Read More The divide and conquer land rights policies that harm communities
In 1886, Her Majesty, with the advice and consent of the Senate and the House of Commons of Canada, created the Indian Act, which...Read More The one-sided “accountability” of the Indian Act
In 1980, I was at the Skyline Hotel in Ottawa (now the Delta) and witnessed Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau come to a National Indian...Read More When moving past the Indian Act means something worse