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Dec 21, 2010

Because 153 years of sex discrimination is enough

Shelagh Day
Despite a new act to promote gender equity, Canadian laws will still treat the descendants of many Aboriginal women as not deserving of their heritage legally. This appalling discrimination must end.
News
May 21, 2010

Indian Act remedy Bill C-3 is flawed

Shelagh Day and Joyce Green
Thousands of women will still not be equal to men under this amendment to the Indian Act. If the Conservative won’t fix this, the opposition parties must vote it down.
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May 20, 2010
Sharon McIvor wants MPs to vote against the upcoming Bill C-3, Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act.

Fighting for disenfranchised First Nations women

rabble staff
Sharon McIvor, who has fought for the rights of aboriginal women for 20 years, wants MPs to vote against the upcoming Bill C-3, Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act.
Blog
Feb 27, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the Canada - Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations Forum. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Trudeau's dance of deception on Indigenous rights

Pamela Palmater
Since his election, Trudeau has made the same core promises to recognize and implement Indigenous rights in a multitude of strategically timed announcements, but it's been all talk and little action.

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