The testimony of Dr. John Loxley, expert witness and one of the country's top economists, is now complete. No hearings on September 13. The Tribunal will resume on Monday, September 23. Click here for the full schedule.
First Nations Children's Action Research and Education Service Annual Report 2012/13
August 19, 2013
The First Nations Children's Action Research and Education Service (FNCARES) is a collaboration between the University of Alberta and the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society. FNCARES is dedicated to translating the well-established research on the structural drivers of disadvantage for First Nations children, youth and families into pragmatic, community based solutions.
New NFB film by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin brings together the voices of those who have taken Shannen’s Dream across Canada and all the way to the United Nations in Geneva. Watch the trailer.
How does this decision impact the application of ICWA (Indian Child Welfare Act)?
What are the possible implications of this decision for Indian Country?
What are the next steps for this case and for the national campaign to protect ICWA?
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New Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) report - First Nations School Infrastructure Funding Requirements: British Columbia
July 11, 2013
This report responds to a request from a parliamentarian to follow-up on a 2009 PBO report, using new data to estimate the costs of First Nations K-12 educational infrastructure in British Columbia. This report uses information from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and a survey conducted by the First Nations Education Steering Committee and the PBO.