Empowering First Nations families
Modernizing treaty annuities to reflect land values
Extending annuities to all Status FN families
recent special adviser to the federal Minister of ESDC
Modernized annuities could lift a great many of Canada's First Nation children out of poverty, not just in FN communities but in cities, too.
Senior Fellow, Frontier Centre for Public Policy
There can be no reconciliation until ordinary First Nations families are empowered to decide for themselves how they want to live and be governed.
News and features
Video: Redirecting money from Indigenous Affairs to Status Indians, APTN, April 7, 2019, 16:35
Indigenous Affairs portfolio is democratically flawed, by Sheilla Jones, Ottawa Sun, January 12, 2019
Sheila North (left) and Sheilla Jones (right) sign copies of Let the People Speak: Oppression in a time of reconciliation
at McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park Mall, Winnipeg on September 19, 2019.
Global News Morning Winnipeg with host Kahla Evans, with Sheila North and Sheilla Jones.
September 19, 2019