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Indigenous Relations

Newly elected AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse addresses the Special Chiefs’ Assembly in Ottawa on Dec. 7, 2023. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade


Pierre Poilievre’s Fair Elections Act (2014) created huge barriers to Indigenous voters. In 2020, he called blockades protesting for Wet’suwet’en decision-making rights over pipelines 'illegal,' demanding police action. A year later, he was supporting 'freedom' blockaders in Ottawa, write Frances Abele and Catherine MacQuarrie. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

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