Time to end rights exemption – Regina Leader-Post

by NationTalk on October 19, 2007889 Views

Time to end rights exemption

Calgary Herald
Published: Friday, October 19, 2007

When the federal Tories announced in Tuesday’s throne speech that they intend to push forward with Bill C-44, which would bring First Nations communities under the Canadian Human Rights Act, the TV cameras registered a shocked expression on Phil Fontaine’s face.

Fontaine, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, has consistently opposed the repealing of Section 67 of the Act, which for years has contained a First Nations exemption.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/viewpoints/story.html?id=8091d3a3-875b-48b7-8ce0-457fbe27fed4

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