Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod issued a “red alert” in November, calling for a national debate on the NWT’s future. “The promise of the...Read More The NWT’s federation within a federation
Late in November, Sheilah L. Martin, a bilingual Anglo-Montrealer, who has had a prestigious career in Alberta, was nominated as a Supreme Court of...Read More The false francophone-Indigenous conflict over SCC judges
Entitlement to equal status for women in the Indian Act has once again been delayed, after the House of Commons voted in favour of...Read More Equality delayed is equality denied for Indigenous women
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) issued its ruling on the first case of Indigenous religious freedom under the modern constitutional...Read More The impossibility of Indigenous religious freedom
On September 29, 2017, Canadians were well served by the judicial system. At a time when Indigenous people are falling through the cracks of...Read More Can our justice system cope with mental illness?
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