During Trudeau’s first 6 years in power, the proportion of inmates who are Indigenous increased by 5.1% a year, more than under Harper.
This brings the total to 11 completed calls to action since the TRC released their report in 2015. That’s fewer than 2 a year.
The Métis Nation of Alberta denounced the spending of over $372,000 by the provincial government to these two groups.
During Trudeau’s first 5 years in government, the proportion of inmates who are Indigenous increased by 4.5% a year, more than under Harper.
These deaths are for those in care, those not in care but receiving services, those who have aged out but still receive support, and those who have only been assessed.
This despite cutting the Indigenous Housing Capital Program by nearly half.
The Canadian government is changing the criminal code to address racism in the federal justice system. Kaycee Madu doesn’t like it.
The provincial government announced nearly 150,000 in new parkland. This was made possible because of Indigenous advocacy.
In 2019, Indigenous people made up over 30% of the incarcerated population in Canada. In 2001, it was 17.59%.
Indigenous people already have to deal with the effects of generations of systemic racism. It’s cruel to make them deal with solving them, too.