On this episode of Nation to Nation: Deaths of Indigenous children in child protective services make headlines every year across the country. Nearly everyone blames the way the system is set up: removing children from their home.
So when the federal government tabled Bill C-92 last week it did so hoping to change laws across the country.
Wilson-Raybould testified Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his staff applied sustained pressure to intervene in the bribery case of SNC-Lavalin.
She refused, and believes that’s why she was shuffled from justice minister and attorney general to veteran’s affairs before she finally resigned from cabinet.
So we asked our political panel if they believed her?
The Trudeau government has told a group of First Nations working on new Indigenous child welfare legislation to expect a proposed bill to be finally tabled but they won’t see a draft beforehand according to a source.
That and more on this episode of Nation To Nation.
On this episode of Nation to Nation: As the scandal involving the Prime Minister’s Office and former minister of Justice and Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould continues to grow by the day, everything that led up to it erupting last week is now getting a closer look.
That includes Wilson-Raybould’s involvement in the failed Indigenous rights framework that fell apart late last year.
On this episode of N2N: Everyone can agree that moving away from program-based funding for on-reserve education is a good idea. One nation could be getting money for a program while the nation next to it didn’t at all. It all came down to writing proposals.
Now there’s a new approach as announced by the federal government Monday, with the Assembly of First Nations, following more than two years of negotiations.
On this episode of N2N: NDP MP Nathan Cullen says the Prime Minister and his government need to be more respectful of the rights of the Wet’suwet’en.
Child welfare activist Cindy Blackstock wants the federal government to apply Jordan’s Principle to a critically ill non-status child.
Robinson Huron Litigation Committee chair Mike Restoule talks about a big court win for nearly two dozen Ontario First Nations.
On this episode of Nation to Nation, the political panel of MPs debates two important pieces of legislation coming up in the New Year.
A month ago Prime Minister Trudeau promised child welfare reform and an Indigenous languages act will be tabled in January. But will they get passed before the federal election campaign heats up next fall.
On this episode of Nation To Nation, Host Todd Lamirande has a wide ranging interview with federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh.
He also talks to Liberal MP for Winnipeg Centre Robert-Falcon Ouellette.
He’s trying to get something done about the crystal meth crisis in his constituency.
It was just over a year ago when Sheila North categorically called for Marion Buller to step down as the chief commissioner of the National Inquiry into MMIWG.
North didn’t do it in a press release, or in an interview with a reporter, but to Buller’s face.
In this episode of Nation To Nation, Todd Lamirande sits down with Sheila North and Marion Buller.
It's likely to be the most important work the Trudeau government does this term.
New child welfare legislation for Indigenous people.
Minister Jane Philpott believes it will save lives. That’s on this edition of Nation to Nation.
A special edition Nation To Nation from the Kamloops Indian Residential School.
In this episode we focus on the forgotten Day Scholars and their struggle for a settlement.
We’ll have more details about their lawsuit over abuse and loss of language and culture.
Plus a heartbreaking interview with a survivor.
Nation to Nation’s political panel teams up on Doug Ford.
And it has to do with shutting down the child advocate.
The NDP call it stupid. Isn’t there a better way to save money say Conservatives.
Liberals say he’s conquering minorities.
Northern Ontario’s child welfare system is in crisis.
Tammy Keeash died while in foster care in Thunder Bay.
Nation to Nation reports on the company that operated her foster home.
As well, a Thunder Bay child welfare lawyer says children’s aid societies often fail to follow due process when apprehending kids.
On this episode of Nation To Nation: The number of Indigenous people being incarcerated in this country keeps rising. That’s a phrase heard year after year.
Now Indigenous people represent 29 per cent of offenders in the correctional system, a jump of two per cent over a year ago. Female offenders have kept pace, jumping from just under 38 per cent to 40.
On this episode of Nation To Nation: Greyhound announced this past summer it was cancelling almost all of its bus routes in Western Canada. It’s a mode of transportation used by many First Nations, particularly in northern regions.
Since then 87 per cent of the affected routes have been met by other operators to provide service. But has left a big hole for First Nations.