What the media gets wrong on the Indigenous narrative: Sharleen Gale on Tonight with Jamil Jivani

Chief of the Fort Nelson First Nations Sharleen Gale joined MLI Senior Fellow Jamil Jivani to discuss persistent narratives in media about Indigenous peoples, economic development, and the role First Nations can play in Canada’s economic recovery. “I find that the media often is looking for stories that show division or crisis,” explains Gale. “Particularly… Continue reading What the media gets wrong on the Indigenous narrative: Sharleen Gale on Tonight with Jamil Jivani

Federal parties must recognize the benefits of First Nation self-governance: Gale, Buffalo, and Paul in APTN News

It is time for the Canadian political system to work with Indigenous leaders to create effective partnerships that generate opportunities for all Canadians, write Sharleen Gale, Stephen Buffalo, and John Paul. By Sharleen Gale, Stephen Buffalo, and John Paul, October 15, 2019 The federal election campaign provides all national parties with an opportunity to bring… Continue reading Federal parties must recognize the benefits of First Nation self-governance: Gale, Buffalo, and Paul in APTN News

Reconciliation is nothing to fear, it will benefit all Canadians: Sharleen Gale and Joseph Quesnel in the Toronto Star

To be serious economic players and achieve true reconciliation, Indigenous communities and businesses need access to opportunity, write Sharleen Gale and Joseph Quesnel.  By Sharleen Gale and Joseph Quesnel, September 10, 2019 As a federal election looms, all major parties have discussed the need for reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in one way or another. While Canadians… Continue reading Reconciliation is nothing to fear, it will benefit all Canadians: Sharleen Gale and Joseph Quesnel in the Toronto Star

Governments and project managers need First Nation input at development table: Sharleen Gale In The Toronto Sun

First Nations should be empowered to create their own economic success, writes Sharleen Gale. By Sharleen Gale, June 17, 2019 The key to continued First Nation success will not be found in changes or advancements to government programs and services. Instead, it’s rooted in the willingness and leadership of governments and the private sector to support… Continue reading Governments and project managers need First Nation input at development table: Sharleen Gale In The Toronto Sun