Canadian Aboriginal Policy Built on False Assumptions
Connect2Canada – Canada Watch – Canadian Aboriginal Policy Built on False Assumptions
January 16, 2009.
The standard model for thinking about Aboriginal policy in Canada is fundamentally wrong, declares Gordon Gibson. In A New Look at Canadian Indian Policy, recently published by the Fraser Institute, he urges a paradigm shift in which less weight is given to Aboriginals as a collective, and more emphasis is put on Aboriginals as individuals.