Category: News Editorial

Canadian Politics

It’s been an interesting time for Canadians looking at the changes in Canada’s democracy. The SNC-Lavalin scandal continues to resemble a feeding frenzy by irate pugs. A lot of barking for posture but with no real rhyme or reason. Yes, […]

Not us, right?

The year is 2015, and the newly minted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is wowing crowds with his rhetorical promises of change. Flights of fancy like reconciliation seem within reach. The future is bright. Meanwhile, an election south of the border […]

Where’s the relief?

It is always heartening to see how Canada springs into action to help victims of disasters around the world. They send in medical supplies, food and on-the-ground personnel to assist those in need. Even in Canada the Fort McMurray residents […]

Hollow Day

The federal government will consider a bill to make September 30 a statutory holiday across Canada to commemorate a “National Truth and Reconciliation Day.” This, after the House of Commons heritage committee approved a measure February 5 to usurp the […]

The red, white and black

I have always supported a person’s right to express their beliefs. I also believe it should be done in such a way that doesn’t infringe on someone else’s ability to do the same. This is the heart of the problem […]

“Not ideal”?

  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the arrest of pipeline protestors in northern BC recently was “not an ideal situation” – but that the rule of law must be respected. I would have to think that in an ideal […]

Surviving the dotards

Another year has come and gone. I congratulate to the world for surviving this one. We saw North Korea become a nuclear power with missiles possibly capable of reaching North America. Of course, US President Donald Trump went beyond the […]

Métis mischief

The Métis triggered a wave that started in Winnipeg last month, and then rolled right across the country. At the Métis Nation’s annual general assembly in the Manitoba capital November 28, the national council approved a map of a “Métis […]

A Christian thing to do?

It’s not a new thing for Indigenous people to experience the determination Christians have to spread the word of God. Some historical speculation even suggests that the name Europeans use for us, Cree, is derived from a French word – […]

Genocidal acts

I will try to marshal the arguments but first I must follow my heart. And my heart is angry. I remember back in 2001, when Mathew Coon Come faced a torrent of denunciation as AFN National Grand Chief because he […]