Indigenous candidates get caught up in status quo election – The Star

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Indigenous candidates get caught up in status quo election – The Star

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202129 Views

Sept. 21, 2021

For the third consecutive federal election the number of Indigenous MPs to sit in Ottawa maxes out at 10, that despite a record number of 77 Indigenous candidates running this time around.

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals were re-elected for a third term Sept. 20 and will form a second-consecutive minority government.

“I think what we’ve seen across the board (is) people stuck with the status quo,” said Courtney Skye, research fellow with the Indigenous think-tank the Yellowhead Institute.

“There was very little change that happened with this election. It didn’t seem there were very many ridings that made a radical change. There were a few changes here and there, but nothing that would dramatically change things…”

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