New Funding for Native Entrepreneurs Positive Move – January 14, 2008
New funding for Manitoba First Nations entrepreneurs requires strong leadership to ensure that budding business people have the unmolested support of their band councils.
Elliott Flett R.I.P. – November 23, 2007
Another brutal gang murder in Winnipeg underlines a serious problem in our aboriginal community.
A Solution to the Gang Problem? – October 31, 2007
One useful alternative to the current jail system is a military-style boot camp that could be located in the far north, away from society and accessible only by air. Here the gang member would follow the stiff regime of military-style character building.
Timely Reminders from Chief Louie – November 2, 2006
Chief Clarence Louie has led the Osoyoos out of poverty with his sharp tongue and his entrepeneurial skills. It's high time other Chiefs followed his example and fixed the potholes at home.
What Went Wrong with Aboriginal Policy? – April 22, 2006
An anonymous bureaucrat at Indian Affairs understands the problem, and embraces a positive solution of empowerment.
Does PM Really Want to End Native Poverty? – August 25, 2005
Paul Martin proposes a "Marshall Plan" for aboriginals. But First Nations need more than more cash.