To make a significant impact in the day to day lives of people living on reserve, the Liberal government must do far better than what is offered in Budget 2016.
“Kids win.” That’s how Dr. Cindy Blackstock describes the recent decision by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal finding that there has been widespread discrimination against children who live on reserve.
The Public Service Alliance of Canada is pleased to see that the federal government is taking the issue of violence against Aboriginal women seriously by launching an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
PSAC stands in solidarity with the Sisters in Spirit and calls on all federal political parties to commit to holding an inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women.
The summer solstice is celebrated in many different ways by indigenous peoples in Canada. We would like to mark the day, however, as we do every day in our union ― by doing what we can to further the rights of the First Peoples of Turtle Island.