Congress of Aboriginal Peoples

Landmark Case Involving Metis, Non-Status Indians Will Be Heard

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The question of whether the federal government has the same responsibility to the country's Metis and non-status Indians as it does to status...

The Right Aboriginal Women Desperately Need

Joy Smith, M.P. | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Politics
Joy Smith, M.P.

For 25 years, Aboriginal women on reserves have been without the legal protections that are available to all other Canadians. When a relationship breaks down a husband can ban his spouse from the home, sell the house, and even keep all the money, without consent of the woman. The Government of Canada has introduced Bill S-2, Matrimonial Property Rights Legislation.

Native Group Calls Out Justin Bieber

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Music

OTTAWA - Having some First Nations heritage won't let Justin Bieber fill up his car for free, but it will get the Canadian pop star some help tracing ...