If you’ve watched the news anytime between April 2012 and the present, you’ve probably heard something about the “budget implementation bills”, or, more specifically, omnibus Bills C-38 and C-45. While many might recall hearing these words uttered in news broadcasts or reading them in the newspaper, many others might not be aware of the egregious changes that these Bills are responsible for implementing.…Continue
Although the theme of Aboriginal Education Month is "Aboriginal Presence in the War of 1812", I wanted to write briefly about what is currently a very live issue in Canadian law - the funding of child welfare services to First Nations children on reserves.
First Nations children are overrepresented in all areas of social concern. In contrast with non-Aboriginal children and youth, First Nations children are more likely to be born into poverty, to suffer health…Continue