According to police data, in 2019 there were 511 incidents of human trafficking across Canada, with 31 in Alberta, but Norris says the crime is by nature difficult to track.
The number of Indigenous business owners is growing at five times the rate of self-employed Canadians as a whole. Additionally, Indigenous women are starting businesses at twice the rate of non-Indigenous women, according to a 2020 RBC report.
“It is clear that the provincial system does not serve the best interest of our children, and as a result, our families and Nations. ”
– Acting Grand Chief Cornell McLean
“The only option we have right now if this was to be overturned, is to provide the limited resources and support, but it will be limited, especially initially. As a direct result our people are going to suffer,” – Abigail Echo-Hawk, director of the Urban Indian Health Institute
“As leader of the AFN, it is my duty to advise His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales that the very frauds and abuses which The Royal Proclamation directed be ended have only been perpetrated and permitted and that cannot and should not occur further.”
– Assembly of First Nations National Chief Roseanne Archibald
The last royal visit to Northwest Territories was in 2011, when Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, were welcomed by large crowds during a one-day stop in the North during a whirlwind first royal tour for the newlyweds. This royal visit was to culminate with a celebration in Yellowknife in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
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“It is painful to recount what has been experienced or witnessed during a sexual assault. The court process should recognize how difficult that is and try to help them share their experiences with judges and juries who must consider the cases, ” said Annie Piché, General Counsel.
“Historically we’ve been bombarded with information from outside, and now we want to speak for ourselves. We want to show the needs of our peoples.”
– . Dad Neba, Station Coordinator, Voces Originarias Panamá
Canada is dealing with a scandal which saw indigenous children die or be abused in residential schools. There have been calls for the Queen to apologise over the issue.