Bill Flowers is part of the Labrador Inuit community. He is retired from the public service and lives in Amherst, Nova Scotia. He now works as a consultant to First Nations. He graduated from Dalhousie Law School.

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An offshore deal for Indigenous people?

If I had to count the number of times I have heard that we need to “lift Indigenous people out of poverty” and “make Indigenous people equal and productive partners in Canada’s social and economic …

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Indigenous seats in Parliament

Section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982, guarantees the protection of “aboriginal and treaty rights” for the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. The visionaries who framed the Constitution, particularly this provision, sought …

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Steps along Reconciliation Road

At a First Nations education conference in late January in Calgary, sponsored by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, one of the presenters used the term “incrementalism.” She was discussing some initiatives in her …

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