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Aboriginal and Treaty Rights Information System

Jan 21, 2019 ...Aboriginal and Treaty Rights Information System Notice This website will change as a result of the dissolution of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Consult the new Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada home page or the new Indigenous Services Canada home page. The Aboriginal and Treaty Rights Information System (ATRIS) is a web-based

Language and culture

May 3, 2018 ...Language and culture Learn how the Government of Canada is responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action 13 to 17. Expand all Collapse all 13. We call upon the federal government to acknowledge that Aboriginal rights include Aboriginal language rights What’s happening? On December 6, 2016, the Prime Minister committed

Elections Canada Online | Electoral Insight - Technology in the electoral process

Jul 17, 2019 ... of Commons, as Liberal member for the British Columbia riding of Kamloops–Cariboo. At that time, Canadians were not used to seeing Aboriginal politicians on the campaign trail or serving at any level of government. Until 1960, Status Indians could not even vote in a federal election unless they first gave up their right to be registered under the Indian Act

Elections Canada Online | Electoral Insight – Aboriginal Participation in Elections

Jul 17, 2019 ... would be a public embarrassment. The RCAP critique was not surprising, given that Commission Co-chair Georges Erasmus had previously given a devastating critique of the incapacity of Parliament to advocate Aboriginal rights and concerns.Footnote 13 A few years later, Ovide Mercredi, who succeeded Erasmus as AFN National Chief, repeated Erasmus' critique

Section 15 Aboriginal Rights

... BLACKWATER GOLD PROJECT APPLICATION FOR AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATE / ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT ABORIGINAL RIGHTS TABLE OF CONTENTS 15 ABORIGINAL RIGHTS ........................................................................................................ 15-1 15.1 Introduction and Approach

Elections Canada Online | Electoral Insight – Aboriginal Participation in Elections

Jul 17, 2019 ... governments and a belief that pursuing self-government for their own communities is more important than voting in parliamentary or legislative elections. Some Aboriginal people in Canada were not given the right to vote until 1960, and this has not been forgotten. In addition, because most Aboriginal people are not concentrated geographically, it is difficult for them

First Nations Fiscal Management Act

Jun 3, 2019 ... has adopted a policy recognizing the inherent right of self-government as an Aboriginal right and providing for the negotiation of self-government; Whereas this Act is not intended to define the nature and scope of any right of self-government or to prejudge the outcome of any self-government negotiation; Whereas the creation of national Aboriginal

Elections Canada Online | Electoral Insight – Aboriginal Participation in Elections

Jul 17, 2019 ... of the debate leading to the outcome.Footnote 7 As Roger Gibbins notes, when the House debates issues such as abortion or Aboriginal rights, the outcome of the debate would arguably be different if the membership of the House included greater representation from potentially affected groups.Footnote 8 There is a direct connection between the legitimacy of the Canadian

Impact Assessment Process Overview

Jun 28, 2019 ... for an Impact Statement. Sound science and Indigenous knowledge inform the Impact Statement. 3. Impact Assessment The assessment considers potential environmental, health, social and economic impacts of proposed projects, including benefits. Potential impacts on Aboriginal treaty rights are also assessed and consulted on. The Agency or review panel uses the information

Elections Canada Online | Electoral Insight – Aboriginal Participation in Elections

Jul 17, 2019 ... of Expansion of the Franchise on Turnout Michael Kinnear Comparing the Canadian Aboriginal experience with franchise expansions in the United States, Great Britain and Germany Mary Two-Axe Earley: Crusader for Equal Rights for Aboriginal Women Wayne Brown This Quebec Mohawk woman campaigned for legislation to end discrimination against thousands of Aboriginal women

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