Stephen Harper First Nations

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.