Bill C-3

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Bill C-3 Debates of May 25, 2010
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Copy of Letter sent to Minister of INAC asking Canada to Amend Bill C-3
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Current Status of Bill C-3
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Excerpts of My Presentation to the Standing Committee on Bill C-3
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Bill C-3 Creates More Discrimination than it Remedies

Bill C-3 Debates of May 25, 2010

This blog is a summary of my initial reaction to the debates on Bill C-3 that took place in the House on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. It is quite clear to me that there is a huge divide between the unanimous voices of Aboriginal peoples on this issue and that of the government. Even the[…]

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Copy of Letter sent to Minister of INAC asking Canada to Amend Bill C-3

Dear Minister Strahl; RE: Bill C-3 I understand that next week the House will start debate at the report stage of Bill C-3. Please accept this letter as my official request for you to make meaningful amendments to the bill in order to finally end gender discrimination. Barring substantive amendments, I would ask that you[…]

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Current Status of Bill C-3

Bill C-3 – An An Act to promote gender equity in Indian registration by responding to the Court of Appeal for British Columbia decision in McIvor v. Canada (Registrar of Indian and Northern Affairs)(Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act). This Bill was introduced in the House on March 11, 2010. Debates at second reading were[…]

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Excerpts of My Presentation to the Standing Committee on Bill C-3

What follows is an excerpt from my presentation that I will be delivering to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs which is studying a draft of Bill C-3 – Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act. Once I make the presentation, I will post my entire presentation online on my website: www.nonstatusindian.com. Part of the problem[…]

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Bill C-3 Creates More Discrimination than it Remedies

As with all my blogs, the contents are my own personal views and should never be taken as legal advice. In my last blog, I provided some of my concerns with regards to Bill C-3 Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act which was introduced on March 11, 2010. The purpose of this blog will be[…]

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