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National Column: Fiscal policy driven by discrimination – MorinvilleNews.com

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 2016265 Views

It was a huge victory for aboriginal children in this country and a day when historical wrongs could begin to be made right. So why were there so many questions clouding a day being heralded by the country’s First Nations?

Why had it taken a nine-year fight and a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision to determine what seemed plain, that successive governments had been guilty of racial discrimination in its funding of First Nations child welfare services in this country? Instead, we had governments that ignored reports and recommendations by the auditor general, fought over nickels instead of equity and had to be hauled into court to do right.

governments had been guilty of racial discrimination in its funding of First Nations child welfare services in this country? Instead, we had governments that ignored reports and recommendations by the auditor general, fought over nickels instead of equity and had to be hauled into court to do right.

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