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Water, child welfare and languages focus of federal budget as government aims for Indigenous reconciliation progress

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

The federal government is targeting boil-water advisories, child welfare and Indigenous languages in its pre-election budget - tangible files where the Liberals hope to make progress in advancing reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
This year's budget takes a slightly different tone from last year's, which landed shortly after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised a new recognition of rights framework that would fundamentally redefine the relationship between the federal government and Indigenous peoples. While Budget 2018 focused on building a new fiscal relationship with First...
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Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples key theme in Liberal pre-election budget

Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples key theme in Liberal pre-election budget

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government plans to spend $4.5 billion over the next five years to try to narrow the socio-economic gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people - part of a plan to keep reconciliation at the forefront of this fall's campaign narrative.
Speaking to reporters inside the budget lockup, Finance Minister Bill Morneau stressed the Liberals have been committed to reconciliation from the beginning of their mandate.
“It is a continuation of what we've been doing since Day One,” Morneau said. “It is driven by the fact that we know in this country, we need to get...
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