John Duncan

Why Is Prime Minister Harper so confused?

Prime Minister Harper is apparently scratching his head about where $90 million in federal funding to Attawapiskat has gone. There is much talk about lack of accountability, and no one knowing what happened to the money.

Let’s start with some simple math.

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John Duncan, minister of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada tries to downplay despair on reserves

OTTAWA - Great Depression-style unemployment rates, undrinkable water, rotting houses, teen suicides, and varying degrees of despair.

The living standards on Canada's Indian reserves are plunging further behind the rest of the country.

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