The government plans to overhaul the current system.
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NDP MP Charlie Angus said it is "up to Parliament to force this government to meet their legal obligations."
Everybody knows Trudeau is a brilliant campaigner, inspiring Canadians through a personal brand that emphasizes empathy and fairness, but his inaction on the First Nations file directly contradicts the inspirational sound bites and calls into question his government's integrity. In fact, it isn't a stretch to say that his handling of this file is as bad as the Harper government who backburnered these issues for a decade.
On October 21, 1974, 13-year-old Charlie Hunter and his friends headed out to go skating on the lake beside St. Anne's Residential School in Fort Albany, Ontario. As they chased each other on the ice of the lake, a partially blind student Joseph Koostachin fell through into the cold water. Charlie came to his aid and pulled Joseph to safety. But in doing so, Charlie slipped under the ice.
Angus says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke his promises to First Nations children.
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PM to miss Operation Nanook.
"This is a department that is ruthless in terms of nickel and diming the health needs of indigenous people."
Trudeau made the announcement after meeting with aboriginal youth.
"We have got to do better."
Health Canada has yet to indicate when the workers will be on the ground.
New suicide attempts and overdoses bring “sense of uncertainty” to northern First Nation.
Two Liberal ministers will speak in New York today.
"It is very unfortunate to say the situation of the suicide crisis is continuing."
"I think what's really disturbing is, when it comes to data breaches, CRA is a repeat offender."