Idle No More Meeting

Idle No More Protesters Set To Step Up Pressure Today

CBC | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Impact

As members of the federal government and First Nations community met behind closed doors today, demonstrators marched in communities across Canada in ...

Bicker No More -- Let's Talk Solutions

Doug Thomas | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Politics
Doug Thomas

Now that Prime Minister Harper is at least dragging his feet toward a January 11 meeting with aboriginal chiefs, we continue to see government and aboriginal leaders contradict each other about the effectiveness and sincerity of government efforts. The problem is a very complex one. Some of the complications result from imperfections in the performance of the aboriginal chiefs and some from imperfections in the performance of Canadian government chiefs. However, none will be resolved until both sides decide to talk openly and to trust one another. Did I mention that I am an idealist?