Aboriginal rights need protection

Posted: June 19, 2007 in Home Grown Terrorism in Canada, Natives

It is time the Opposition in the House of Commons stopped stalling and allowed full and immediate human rights protection for aboriginals.

Recently, Anita Neville, the Liberal aboriginal affairs critic (Winnipeg South Centre), said her party will be preventing passage of Bill C-44, a piece of legislation that will finally amend the Canadian Human Rights Act to include aboriginals who fall under the Indian Act.

This change would provide individuals who fall under that legislation with legal recourse when they feel their rights have been violated.

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