Letter to the Editor: “First Nations need real reform” by Lorne Gunter

In a recent editorial, Lorne Gunter argued in your paper that Ottawa has continued to fail First Nations in their continued efforts to “break the cycle of bad governance” in our communities. This article has a valid point in that the Band Council system in many cases is not working, but entirely misses the fact that this is not a failure of First Nations leadership, but instead a failure of a s...
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An open letter to all Canadians and members of the media

On Wednesday, October 22, people across Canada stood together, collectively watching a tragedy unfold in Ottawa. Thoughts and prayers reached out from all across the country in solidarity with those in the capital. I would like to express my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. Throughout the day, people tuned in to radios, live-streamed news broadcasts from the...
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