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The bestselling author and NDP MLA rose to make a powerful statement.
The link is undeniable, sources say.
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As the Duke and Duchess toured B.C. and the Yukon over the past week, they heard impassioned speeches and saw protest T-shirts.
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The province has promised to investigate.
This group thinks Aboriginal Peoples are getting a free ride with status cards and tax exemptions (limited, and specific) and they want in on it. Do these people not realize that Aboriginal Peoples do pay taxes? If not, it is unlikely they have thought further about the history of cards and tax exemptions.
"We have got to do better."
It's not about nice statements, Blackstock said. "It is real change."
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The results show that Canadians still have a long way to go, said Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations.
The issue of suicide among aboriginal youth was thrust into the spotlight a week ago.
The province will provide up to $2 million and a deployment of additional health-care workers.
"I've lost count of the states of emergency in the James Bay region."
"Every single budget is an opportunity for Canadians to understand the relationship with First Nations people, not based solely on need but on recognition."
"Come on people do something make noises and share."