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Pursuing Reconciliation: The Case for an Off-Reserve Urban Agenda
November 27, 2018 - John Richards

Current reconciliation efforts between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples are missing the main target, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Pursuing Reconciliation: The...

Measuring Student Outcomes: The Case for Identifying Indigenous Students in Canada’s PISA Sample
February 13, 2018 - John Richards and Parisa Mahboubi

Collection of data on academic outcomes among Indigenous students is a necessary step towards bridging the education gap between Indigenous and non-indigenous students, according to a new report...

Students in Jeopardy: An Agenda for Improving Results in Band-Operated Schools
January 28, 2016 - Barry Anderson and John Richards

Major reforms are needed to address Canada’s failing reserve schools, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Students in Jeopardy: An Agenda for Improving Results in Band-Operated...

From “Social Licence” to “Social Partnership”: Promoting Shared Interests for Resource and Infrastructure Development
December 1, 2015 - Geoffrey Hale and Yale Belanger

With the new federal government committed to reviewing the approval process for major resource projects, a key focus should be on encouraging stronger social partnerships between stakeholders,...

The Effect of First Nations Modern Treaties on Local Income
October 28, 2015 - Fernando M. Aragón

Modern treaties have boosted incomes in First Nation communities and have led to more resource development, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute Report. In “The Effect of First Nations Modern...

First Nations Own-Source Revenue: How Is the Money Spent?
October 14, 2015 - John Richards and Mark Krass

Revenues from First Nations business activities have grown substantially over the last generation. In Ontario, they now comprise nearly one third of First Nation government funds. Where does the...

John Richards - Education the Critical Piece for an Indigenous Urban Agenda
Intelligence Memos
From: John Richards To: Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, and provincial ministers of education Date: December 14, 2018 Re: Education the Critical Piece for an Indigenous Urban Agenda...
Ottawa must prioritize the well-being of off-reserve First Nations citizens - Globe and Mail Op-Ed
Op-Ed
  The 1996 Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples made prominent reference to a 1613 treaty between the Dutch and Mohawk: “Three beads of wampum separating the two purple rows symbolize peace,...
Ottawa must prioritize the well-being of off-reserve First Nations citizens - Globe and Mail Op-Ed
Op-Ed
The 1996 Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples made prominent reference to a 1613 treaty between the Dutch and Mohawk: “Three beads of wampum separating the two purple rows symbolize peace,...

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