The day before the roundtable the Aboriginals released a document entitled Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada: Review of Reports and Recommendations.
The stakes are enormous, because the future development of Canada's resources, the improvement of its infrastructure and the expansion of its major metropolitan areas inevitably involve the use of land, almost all of which might be claimed by some group of Aboriginals, supported by their army of lawyers and consultants, as part of their domain.
Training and Workforce Development Minister Murray Cowper said the Aboriginal
Business Directory WA was a free service listing Aboriginal
businesses operating in WA.
This portrait of the Aboriginal
population sheds light upon the disparities between Aboriginals
and the general Canadian population, disparities that can be rectified through preventive strategies, such as Aboriginal
-specific early childcare.
Being successful in education is important and we really want to support Aboriginals
," said Whiskeyjack.
women went from being central forces in their communities to having little value.
Statistics Canada recently released a report citing two-thirds, or 67 per cent, of Aboriginal
women in a study group were considered overweight compared to 55 per cent of non-Aboriginal
The federal prison system has practices that discriminate against Aboriginal
offenders," Correctional Investigator Howard Sapers says in his Annual Report of the Corrections Ombudsman.
Recent decades have seen remarkable gains in the education levels achieved by aboriginals
By 2003, the number of Aboriginals
between the ages of 20 and 24 without a high school diploma dropped to 48 percent from 52 percent five years earlier but it still was almost double the figure at the national level.
One of Canada's most renowned negotiators for Aboriginal
affairs is in Northern Ontario identifying long-term job opportunities for First Nations people.
Statistical evidence clearly indicates the under-participation of Aboriginals
in education at all levels.
My intention here is not to criticise the non-Aboriginals
who work in Aboriginal
organisations, nor indeed their Aboriginal
Despite a growing middle class (Parriag and Chaulk 2013), and a significant population base, Aboriginal
peoples (1) remain politically underrepresented at the local level and "tend to be viewed solely as marginal populations in need of assistance, not as valued assets or productive contributors to urban localities" (Horak 2012:148).
In this important discussion Turner examines the fit between liberal theory and Aboriginal