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Majority agrees Indigenous women victims of ‘genocide’ but not on how or by whom

Jun 16 2019 — Joan Bryden , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Most Canadians agree that the murders and disappearances of Indigenous women amount to genocide, a new poll suggests. But the Leger poll also suggests there's disagreement about when it occurred and who is responsible. Fifty-three per cent of respondents agreed with the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, which last week concluded that the […]

Majority agrees Indigenous women victims of ‘genocide’ but not on how or by whom

Jun 16 2019 — Joan Bryden , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Most Canadians agree that the murders and disappearances of Indigenous women amount to genocide, a new poll suggests. But the Leger poll also suggests there's disagreement about when it occurred and who is responsible. Fifty-three per cent of respondents agreed with the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, which last week concluded that the […]

Majority agrees Indigenous women victims of ‘genocide’ but not on how or by whom

Jun 16 2019 — Joan Bryden , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Most Canadians agree that the murders and disappearances of Indigenous women amount to genocide, a new poll suggests. But the Leger poll also suggests there's disagreement about when it occurred and who is responsible. Fifty-three per cent of respondents agreed with the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, which last week concluded that the […]

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country

Jun 5 2019 — Joan Bryden , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Senate committee says the Trudeau government's bill to ban oil tanker traffic off British Columbia's northern coast should be scrapped because it will divide the country, inflame separatist sentiment in Alberta and stoke resentment of Indigenous Peoples. That conclusion is contained in a Conservative-written report of the Senate's transportation and communications committee on Bill C-48. But the sharp partisan […]

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country

Jun 5 2019 — Joan Bryden , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Senate committee says the Trudeau government's bill to ban oil tanker traffic off British Columbia's northern coast should be scrapped because it will divide the country, inflame separatist sentiment in Alberta and stoke resentment of Indigenous Peoples. That conclusion is contained in a Conservative-written report of the Senate's transportation and communications committee on Bill C-48. But the sharp partisan […]

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country

Jun 5 2019 — Joan Bryden , The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A Senate committee says the Trudeau government's bill to ban oil tanker traffic off British Columbia's northern coast should be scrapped because it will divide the country, inflame separatist sentiment in Alberta and stoke resentment of Indigenous Peoples. That conclusion is contained in a Conservative-written report of the Senate's transportation and communications committee on Bill C-48. But the sharp partisan […]