Over the last 50 years, federal spending has increased about twice as fast for First Nations people compared to the average Canadian.
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A small community in northern British Columbia rejected a billion dollar LNG deal and recently announced it's seeking aboriginal title on land slated for a $36 billion LNG project.
In a letter to Richard Price in 1789, Thomas Jefferson wrote "whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights." In other words, an informed electorate possesses the knowledge to hold their government accountable.