Prime Minister Meets With File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council

On Tuesday Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, met with the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council and several Saskatchewan chiefs. Edmund Bellegarde, tribal chairman and president at File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council, said actions speak louder than words, “The very action of the prime minister coming here meeting with our leaders and our elders. He didn’t talk. He listened. “This is action. This is a respect. This is history in the making.”

CBC News Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Government of Canada Statement Regarding Budget 2016 and Indigenous Communities, Families and Children

Yesterday, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, made a statement regarding the Government of Canada’s Budget 2016 and Indigenous issues. She stated that by 2020-21 total funding for Indigenous programs will be 22 per cent above what would have been provided under the previous two per cent funding cap.