‘Different Strokes for Different Folks – Banishment’

This isn’t a discussion about the efficacy of ‘banishment’, but about the fact that Canada’s discriminatory Constitution treats aboriginals and aboriginal reserves differently than all other Canadians. In Canadian communities, ‘banishment’ can only be done by court order {See below} – unless it’s an aboriginal reserve:

“Kingsclear ‘First Nation’ {a ‘nation’ of 1,053 people} Band council has “banished” five people from the reserve as part of a stepped-up effort to rid the community of illegal drugs, says the chief. Continue reading “‘Different Strokes for Different Folks – Banishment’”

‘Government Discrimination Backfires’

The federal government’s ‘reverse discrimination’ policies inevitably satisfy no one – including those the discrimination is intended to benefit:

“A backlash is growing against a multimillion-dollar federal bid to promote {one-way} ‘reconciliation’ and economic development among ‘indigenous’ groups in Atlantic Canada and Quebec.

“A group that represents 13 Mi’kmaq ‘First Nations’ {‘Siberian settler communities’} in Nova Scotia issued a statement Friday saying it is joining politicians in Newfoundland and Labrador to demand Ottawa reverse its recent decision to award a lucrative Arctic surf clam fishing licence to a company based in Cape Breton that claims to have ‘indigenous’ partners in all five provinces. Continue reading “‘Government Discrimination Backfires’”