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Ottawa overestimated cost of compensating First Nations children under tribunal order: budget officer

Indigenous The federal government overestimated the cost of complying with a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal order that it compensate First Nations children apprehended from their homes through the on-reserve child welfare system, according to the Parliamentary Budget Officer. Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux says his office interprets the ruling as …

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Is the end in view?

VOICE FROM THE SOUTH By FR. EMETERIO BARCELON, SJ Fr. Emeterio Barcelon, SJ Most of us are asking when will we see the end of this lockdown? There is impatience but the virus does not see our impatience. In a way, we in this country are fortunate that the death …

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