There Are No More Second Chances – The McGill International Review

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 201926 Views

Oct 20, 2019

On October 21, the Canadian people will vote in the federal elections to decide on who will represent them in parliament for the next four years. The campaign trail has been full of promises of economic growth, affordable housing, “innovative” climate change combatants, and comprehensive healthcare reform, with each of the different party leaders claiming monopolies on each policy. While reforms in each of these sectors are important, these topics have dominated nearly all political discourse, leaving little room for any conversation on one of Canada’s most marginalized groups: the indigenous populations.

Many of the key figures in the upcoming elections have spoken out about ‘indigenous issues,’ but few have provided any concrete plans on how they plan to help the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities as they continue to struggle with poor infrastructure, inadequate healthcare, systemic violence against women, and high suicide rates…

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