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Canada swears in a new Prime Minister Wednesday, switching political directions after nine years of Conservative Party rule. An unprecedented rise in aboriginal turnout helped sweep Stephen Harper out of office and Justin Trudeau in. What prompted the electoral shift? What does the Trudeau government mean for us? What lessons can Native Americans learn from the Canadian elections?
Duncan McCue (Anishinaabe) – reporter for CBC News in Vancouver
Hayden King (Anishinaabe from Beausoleil First Nation) – Director for the Centre of Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University in Toronto
Sylvia Boudreau (O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi First Nation) – from Winnipeg Indigenous Rock the Vote
Break Music: Counting Crow Hop (song) Young Spirit (artist) Akameyimoh Baby Boy (album)
Katherine thomas says
I hope with this government, that we are not going to be DECIEVED by trickery of words. Sounds like his agenda is the white paper. Dismantling our treaties