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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?

Spence Pulls Out Of Meeting With Harper

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence abruptly changed her mind Wednesday, refusing to attend Friday's hard-won First Nations meetings with the f...

She Won't Go

CBC | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada Politics

Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence says she won't attend Friday's "working meeting" between First Nations chiefs and Prime Minister Stephen Harper, bec...