Conservatives Criticize Justin Trudeau First Nations Transparency Comments

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt said Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is taking, “an easy way out” in regards to his comments surrounding recently enacted First Nations financial transparency legislation. National Chief for the AFN Ghislain Picard, who has also come out against the legislation, described the government’s relationship with First Nations as “a dialogue of the deaf.”

By Susana Mas, CBC News Posted: Aug 11, 2014

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Ontario Regional Chief Supports Superior Court Decision To Preserve Residential School Testimonies

Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy, recently stated he is in favour of an Ontario Superior Court Justice decision to allow residential school survivors the option of preserving records of their testimony for future generations. “These testimonies serve as the oral history of the survivors and serve as a historical account of their experiences in Indian Residential Schools” he said.

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