‘First Nations unfairly funded for basic services’

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

October 12, 2010
First Nation communities that have moved forward through negotiation or settlement to advance their own jurisdiction and responsibilities, are fully transparent, accountable and demonstrate a level of service that is yielding real results. These First Nation governments exercise full responsibility and have democratic participation rates in leadership and other processes that are far stronger than anywhere else in this country. If First Nation people are “furious” about anything, it’s the unfair funding in critical areas that directly affect the well-being of our children

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Education funding vital for native youth

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Mar 02 2010
Economists tell us that two-thirds of all job openings over the next 10 years will require post-secondary education, and they also predict that Canada will not have enough skilled workers to meet this need. Meanwhile, First Nations youth, the fastest growing population in Canada, are eager to get an education and launch their careers, but the financial support is not available.

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