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6 years 10 months
2015 /
Canada’s federal drug policy under the Harper government (2006 to present) is “tough on crime” and dismissive of public health and harm reduction approaches to problematic drug use. Drawing on insights from discourse and critical race theories, and Bacchi’s (2009) poststructural policy analysis framework, problematic representations in Canada’s federal drug policy discourse are examined through...
Author(s): Shelley G. Marshall, University of Manitoba
6 years 10 months
2014 / PDF
On September 13, 2007, the United Nations General Assembly voted to adopt the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). This was an historic event as work on UNDRIP had been ongoing for 30 years before its passage. Today, UNDRIP provides a framework for addressing human rights protections for Indigenous peoples globally. This article examines the significance of UNDRIP as a public...
Author(s): Roxanne T. Ornelas, Miami University, Ohio
6 years 10 months
2012 / Video
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
6 years 11 months
2015 / PDF
In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission makes the following calls to action...
Author(s): The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
8 years 5 months
2012 /
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8 years 5 months
2011 /
Here is the full decision from the Supreme Court. See attachment for full details.
8 years 6 months
2010 /
Whereas significant portions of data collected to assist treaty negotiations will be culturally or spiritually sensitive.Whereas the [X First Nation] wishes to ensure that the confidence of the Elders and other First Nations community members participating in any study, project or the gathering of other sensitive information is maintained, and the values of the community are respected. Whereas...
Resource Producer: Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group
8 years 6 months
2010 /
P'egp'ig7hla Goverance StructureUnder the guidance of our Creator, We, the people of T’it’q’et, to preserve or lands, sovereign, aboriginal and treaty rights and to ensure continuation of the T’it’q’et people, and to preserve our language, culture and traditions continued relationship with the First Nations and Canada, do enact the Folling T’it’q’et Membership Laws...