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Canada has ‘no idea’ when it will properly fund programs for First Nations children: Blackstock - APTN News

24.2.17

Canada has ‘no idea’ when it will properly fund programs for First Nations children: Blackstock - APTN News: She said the Justin Trudeau government hasn’t complied with an order from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to immediately stop racially discriminating against 163,000 First Nations children by underfunding programs.

So, despite winning the landmark decision, Blackstock has to keep going to the tribunal to have Canada comply.

“We are, of course, standing here in the wake of two non-compliance orders on the government of Canada,” said Blackstock, who is the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society. “We’re now preparing for non-compliance motions, again, at the tribunal.”


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