THUNDER BAY, ON, March 18 /CNW/ - Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Terry Waboose has rejected a recent report that recommends stripping First Nations of local control over the Post-Secondary School Support Program (PSSSP) for their students.
Free to Learn: Giving Aboriginal Youth Control over Their Post-Secondary Education, was released March 15, 2010 by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy.
The Canadian Press
Date: Tuesday Mar. 16, 2010 7:03 AM ET
Aboriginal gangs are proliferating across Canada as criminal organizations exploit the intense poverty and squalid conditions that many First Nations youth live in, says a top officer with the RCMP's aboriginal police division.