Stephen Harper First Nations

10 Ways Harper Left His Mark On Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 08.29.2016 | Canada Politics

He famously stood up to Putin.

'Way Past The Time' For Inquiry Into Murdered Aboriginal Women: Harper

CP | Jim Bronskill and Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Politics

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper isn't budging on his refusal to hold a federal inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.

Make Reconciliation An Election Priority, Group Asks Leaders

CBC | Posted 10.02.2016 | Canada Politics

An indigenous-led organization has sent letters to each of the federal party leaders, asking what they'll do to move forward on reconciliation between Aboriginal Peoples and all Canadians.

Harper Says Feds Will Consult With Manitoba First Nations After Ruling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Politics

The Federal Court of Appeal last month upheld a lower-court ruling that said Ottawa failed to consult First Nations when it started disposing of the Kapyong Barracks.

Tories Pull AFN Chief's Image Off Website After Complaints

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Politics

A photo of the new Assembly of First Nations chief was removed from the Conservative Party website this week amid complaints it suggested Perry Belleg...

New AFN Chief Meets With Harper

CBC | Susana Mas, CBC News | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met for the first time Wednesday with the national chief for the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde, in a meetin...

First Nations Flouting Tory Law Face Court Action, Public Shaming

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - First Nations that flout the Conservative government's new financial-transparency law have been told they could face consequences ranging fro...

Wynne: PM's Comments 'Outrageous'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is wrong in saying that police investigations, not a national inquiry, are the best way to deal with crimes in...

The UN Confirms It: Canada's Relationship With First Nations Is Broken

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Politics
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

Monday, James Anaya, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, issued his highly anticipated report. Professor Anaya has reported a broken relationship between the federal government and Indigenous peoples. I urge every Canadian to take the time to read it -- it is a great way to "Idle KNOW More."

Summer Unrest Depends On Harper: Atleo

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The extent of First Nations unrest this summer depends in large part on how much concrete action Stephen Harper authorizes on entrenching anc...

Harper Tries To Cool First Nations' Concerns

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named an envoy to defuse the tension between First Nations and the energy and pipeline industry that threat...

Mulcair To Spence: End Hunger Strike

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The leader of the official Opposition and a prominent aboriginal chief have added their voices to the chorus calling for Attawapiskat Chief T...

Harper To Meet First Nations Leaders Next Week

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's acquiescence to Canada's protesting First Nations was greeted with joy Friday on Victoria Island, but it rema...

Paul Martin Should Get Off Aboriginal High Horse

Keith Beardsley | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

I was disappointed to see former Prime Minister Paul Martin attack Harper on the First Nations conference yesterday. First Nations issues should cross party lines. I would have preferred to see him offer to work with the present Prime Minister, rather than refight old battles.