Canada to oversee Métis identity process?

The Department of Indian & Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) seems poised to oversee the process of verifying Métis identity, at least according to a contract award notice on the government’s tendering service website, MERX. A branch of INAC, the Office of the Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians has tentatively awarded a contract of between $50,000 to 100,000 […]

Aboriginal? Prove it

Next time some low-life with a right-wing special interest group slams Aboriginal peoples and their right to exist in a newspaper or on radio or TV…. And that person claims to BE an Aboriginal person…. Demand proof. Yep! Call, email or write a letter to the publisher and the editor of that newspaper, or the […]

No Place Like Home for Humanitarian Harper

According to a Jan. 27 report from the Edmonton Journal, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said this week that his government would make the issue of maternal and infant health in developing countries a priority as Canada prepares to host the G8 economies meeting this summer. And as the PM considers how his government might help […]