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The Indian Act: Can it be abolished?

Two simple observations are made so often about the Indian Act as to amount to clichés: That the 1876 Act is still with us, and that it should be “abolished.” The first of these is technically false; the 1876 Act was repealed in 1951, and replaced with the Act we have today, though it has […]


John Edmond
John Edmond is a member of the bars of Ontario and British Columbia. He lives in Ottawa.

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