Sep 20 1987

September 20, 1987

2018-12-02T22:49:11+00:00September 20th, 1987|

Pope (now Saint) John Paul II addressed the Native Peoples of Canada at Fort Simpson, NT. His plane had been unable to land there in 1984 because of weather conditions; he promised to return and did so en route to the United States.

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Sep 11 1987

September 11, 1987

2018-05-22T15:24:47+00:00September 11th, 1987|

The chair of the Social Affairs Commission wrote to the prime minister questioning the implications for Aboriginal Rights of the Meech Lake Accord, as well as the government’s intentions to stop funding to Native organizations for research and programs on constitutional matters.

Feb 5 1987

February 5, 1987

2018-05-22T15:24:16+00:00February 5th, 1987|

Publication of “A New Covenant: Towards the Constitutional Recognition and Protection of Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada, a Pastoral Statement by the Leaders of the Christian Churches on Aboriginal Rights and the Canadian Constitution.”

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