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
The origin of a potentially ground-breaking step toward meaningful reconciliation between Canada's first people and settlers can be laid at the feet of Métis leader Louis Riel. Literally.
Toronto Star, December 23, 2019
Promoting Let the People Speak, Global News Morning Winnipeg, Global TV, September 19, 2019
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