The leaders of three national Indigenous organizations have decided to boycott the premiers’ meeting in Alberta, July 17-19. Their position is nothing short of...Read More The constituent base of our Indigenous leaders
What would it take to ensure that every Indigenous woman in Canada has the opportunity to become an entrepreneur? Impakt, a social innovation consulting...Read More Make entrepreneurship accessible to Indigenous women
As it embarks on another five-year periodic review of the Copyright Act, Canada has an opportunity to reflect on its copyright regime in light...Read More Rethinking copyright for Indigenous creative works
The recent, very public dispute over the appropriation of Indigenous voices was just one manifestation of a much larger issue: the struggle for the...Read More Who owns Indigenous cultural and intellectual property?
In the coming weeks the Canadian calendar is filled with days of celebration. On June 21, Canadians are invited to honour the contributions to...Read More Justin Trudeau and “reconciliatory
Last week, when Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard suggested that it might be time for a Constitutional conversation, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wasted no time...Read More Indigenous people and the Constitution conversation
In 2008, Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered a statement of apology on behalf of the Canadian government to former students of the Indian residential...Read More Reconciliation: Beyond incremental change