Canada Aboriginal Affairs

Atleo Pushes Toews For This

CBC | Posted 04.25.2013 | Canada Politics

It's crucial that the new minister of aboriginal affairs and northern development hit the ground running and get to work right away to tackle the urge...

Duncan's Resignation Draws Cynicism

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The surprise resignation of Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan is being met with raised eyebrows among some First Nations leaders, who ...

Senators Walk Out On Aboriginal Affairs Minister

CBC | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Politics

Three Liberal senators, all of them aboriginal, walked out of a committee meeting Wednesday night, as Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan was test...

Hiding Behind Your Ethnicity isn't the Answer to Aboriginal Health Cuts, Minister

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

Monday in Question Period I asked the Minister of Health a simple question about why the Aboriginal community continues to face budget cuts. In response, the minister accused me of crossing the racial line in my questioning. But evidence doesn't lie.

Full Recovery For Aboriginal Affairs Minister

CBC | Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada Politics

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister John Duncan is said to be recovering after he was hospitalized for complications stemming from hi...

Bureaucrat Gone Bad: Spree Included Vegas Vacation

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Aboriginal Affairs Department called in an auditor after one of its managers went on a wild, taxpayer-funded shopping spree, new document...

Violence-Plagued Reserve Aims To Banish Criminals

CBC | Posted 02.12.2012 | Canada

The largest native reserve in the violence-plagued community of Hobbema, south of Edmonton, may soon begin evicting troublemakers. The Sa...

Christian Cotroneo

Attawapiskat: What Happens When Charlie Angus And John Duncan Meet In A Stairwell | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada

Far from the shambling tents and tarps that the world now knows as Attawapiskat -- a northern Ontario reserve that catapulted to public attention just...