Canadians are very generous to Canada’s Aboriginal people

A few facts about native funding in Canada

Canadians are very generous to Canada’s Aboriginal peopleDownload this column for your publication or website. FREE CALGARY, EDMONTON OUT CALGARY, AB Jun 12, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Thinking hard about history can be a useful exercise if incorrect assumptions are reformed. This was one goal of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee’s report on residential schools, which, in early June, published a 388-page…

Learning to walk towards a residential schools resolution

What will the lasting legacy of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission be?

Learning to walk towards a residential schools resolutionAs Cree youngsters in the north, we are taught the tradition of how to walk on the land and in the bush – with each footfall carefully and quietly placed so as not to disturb the food sources that have always meant the difference between thriving and starvation. It is a hard won but essential…

Rights are the key to First Nations citizenship

We now know for certain that the collective ownership premise is false

Rights are the key to First Nations citizenshipTo download Rights are the key to First Nations citizenship for your publication or website click here EDMONTON, AB, Apr 30, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Joseph Quesnel, in his recent column for Troy Media, has opened one of the most important discussions of our time: are property rights a salvation for First Nations or part…

Misunderstanding leads to First Nation opposition to Property Ownership Act

First Nations, Canada have more in common when it comes to property rights than first thought

Misunderstanding leads to First Nation opposition to Property Ownership ActMisunderstanding leads to First Nation opposition to Property Ownership Act INCLUDED in our Unlimited Access subscription BAYFIELD, NS, Apr 22, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Opposition to the federal government’s plan to transfer title to reserve lands from the Crown to a First Nation government may be based on a misunderstanding of how property rights actually work…
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