Education and services for children living on reserves is seriously underfunded compared to off-reserve funding. Nevertheless, a complaint to the Canadian Human Rights Commission regarding the issue was dismissed without any arguments being heard. Dr. Cindy Blackstock will discuss this important case and its implications for First Nations children and others.
Remember the Children: What a landmark human rights case reveals about discrimination and justice in Canada.
As part of the series: First Nations’ Rights: The Gap Between Law and Practice
Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level
Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street
Admission is Free. Seating is Limited.
Gitksan Nation member Dr. Cindy Blackstock is the Executive Director of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta.