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Canada introduces Bill C-38 to address inequities of Indian Act

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Ottawa – In 2012, an exploratory process studied options for reform with First Nations and Métis partners. The conclusion was that Canada should work with First Nations to proactively address issues related to registration and band membership under the Indian Act. In 2018-2019, following a consultation process with First Nations partners, the Minister’s Special Representative (MSR) Claudette Dumont-Smith, submitted a report with …

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Budget 2022 housing investments for Métis of Northwest Territories

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Yellowknife – Access to safe and affordable housing is critical to improving health and social outcomes for Indigenous Peoples and to ensuring a strong future for their communities and children. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, announced historic new investments of $34 million over seven years from Budget 2022 that will be distributed to four Métis communities in the …