Shannen’s Dream closer to reality
Shannen’s Dream took a big step towards being realized.
A motion calling for the federal government to improve education on First Nations reserves was passed unanimously in the House of Commons on Feb. 27.
The motion calls for increased funding of on-reserve schools at least to the level of provincial run schools.
While the passing of the motion implies that funding will soon increase for First Nations education, Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan did not commit to increased funding following the vote.
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