An average family of five people who have status cards could be more than $20,000 richer each year if treaty annuity payments were based on today’s land values.
Currently, treaty people with status cards get $5 a year based on land values from the 1800s – that’s $20 if you’re a family of five.
That and more on this episode of InFocus.
RCMP interrogation and child apprehension in Canada
Nazi flag flap highlights Saskatchewan’s race problem
Serial killers hunting large swaths of Canada: criminologist
Flood evacuees for eight years, Little Saskatchewan residents finally have a place to go home to
Decades of promises, but little action as mercury still takes lives in Grassy Narrows
Justice system an ‘industry’ profiting off Indigenous offenders and victims
Feds can’t solve Indigenous issues on its own says Clint Davis
Returning Indigenous artifacts necessary to reconciliation yet still a struggle
Jody Wilson-Raybould ‘thrown under the bus’ to save corporate and political elites: Bill Wilson
Questioning the usefulness of land acknowledgements
Food sovereignty is not just about rights, but better physical health and emotional well-being
Cat Lake First Nation tries to get federal attention by declaring state of emergency based on Jordan’s Principle
CFS agencies need to focus more on keeping families says former case worker
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Inside the CFS system on InFocus
Indigenous satire helps deal with harsh realities
InFocus talks drag, Two Spirit and all things fabulous
Behind the scenes of APTN Investigates
‘E for effort’: Grading Canada’s path to reconciliation