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Québec Native Women Association telling people about the proposed changes in Bill S-3



Danielle Rochette
APTN National News
The federal government is working on amendments to the Indian Act to address the sex-based inequalities in it.

Now its inviting Indigenous people to share their thoughts on Bill S-3.

drochette@aptn.ca

 

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3 Responses to “Québec Native Women Association telling people about the proposed changes in Bill S-3”

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    Shannon April 5, 2017 at 12:02 am #

    Here’s my beef with this, if a non First Nations woman puts no one down on birth certificate as the father the government does not change the racial status of that child so why then if a First Nations woman puts no one down as the father is the racial status changed to a lower status than the mother?? Why do we have to prove who we are?? If we say we are and our child is First Nations then that should be as good as anyone else claiming Irish or Chinese or East Indian. Why is our word less than any other Canadian??? This is our home country yet we are the ONLY People’s that have to Prove Who We Are!

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      Nick Pasara April 7, 2017 at 1:37 pm #

      You are 100% right, Gov. red tape

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    Lynn gehl April 5, 2017 at 12:28 am #

    As many know INAC was told to get an extension regarding their proposed Bill S-3 amendments as many of the invited guests and women’s organizations where not happy with the INAC “information sessions” which were supposed to be “consultations sessions. While this is an important shift we must not forget what Minister Carolyn Bennett stated during the Senate discussions. Listen here…

    https://www.facebook.com/144706392348517/videos/751670588318758/?pnref=story