THE NISGA'A AGREEMENT
If the federal
government decided to give your land, your house and your home to the Indians and told you, not only are you going to loose
everything but you are also going to support these Indians with your income taxes for the rest of your life, you might be
a little uneasy.
The federal government might say, "Sorry, but you should have realized that you have no rights to
property in the Canadian Charter of Rights. Did you not read Section 35 of the Charter? The Indians have special rights. You
don't. And it's the proper socialist thing to do."
This might seem to be a strange scenario but unfortunately it has
already happened in Canada. It is a terrible thing to see your country set a course for disaster -- a northern apartheid system.
The Ottawa government seems to have the self-destructive tendency of the foolhardy, the mentally ill or dogmatic communists.
The Nisga'a treaty received royal assent in Canada (April 13th, 2000). Apathetic Canadians look on more than a little
confused as they watch their country being given to the Indians. The Nisga'a people will have a referendum on the treaty but
the people of Canada and British Columbia will be denied a referendum on the treaty. Do you see something strange in this
equation? The Nisga'a leaders have faith in their people to have a referendum but not the politicians from Victoria or Ottawa.
Unfortunately the new Nisga'a treaty is like apartheid in South Africa -- white settlers can't vote in the Nisga'a
treaty territories. And just as the racist apartheid system tormented South Africa, the Nisga'a treaty and its clones will
cause widespread animosity and division in Canada. It does not take a prophet to foresee these problems as we flirt with anarchy
and more increased taxes for the giant bureaucracies to oversee the treaties.
The predicament is, that even though
we can foresee these forthcoming troubles now, the federal government is blind to the problems. These Liberal socialists seem
to think that their socialist philosophies will solve the problems of Canada and the world. The founders of the Socialist
Republics of the Soviet Union were also committed and just as blind but long dead before the people were allowed to do something
about that unworkable system. The government of South Africa eventually realized that apartheid was unworkable. Let's hope
it does not take as long for the Ottawa government to realize that the Nisga'a treaty system is racist, unworkable and imposed
on Canadians no referendum for non-Indians.
This Nisga'a treaty together with those that will follow, using it as
a template 50 other land claims in the works -- have the potential to crack Canada worse than Quebec separatism. In Alberta
alone, the total value of Indian land claims against the province and the feds exceeds $107 billion. In British Columbia various
Indian tribes (At least 60 bands in B.C. alone) claim 110% of the province.
Western alienation is growing by leaps
and bounds and an eastern Quebecois prime minister sends another Quebecois to teach the westerners about rough love.
Ottawa government already spends $6.5 billion to support 680,000 Indians and Inuit. This type of support has, of course, caused
the Indians and Inuit to become lethargic and dependent on government handouts. These conditions coupled with the fact that
Indians cannot own land as individuals on their reserves, has already proven to be an ongoing disaster. Even the Auditor General
has lambasted the federal government for failing to address widespread corruption plaguing band councils. Canadas future problems
are being self-inflicted now.
HOW TO STOP WESTERN ALIENATION //
IS WESTERN ALIENATION FINISHED BEFORE IT STARTED?
The appointed-for-life Supreme Court has decided in all their wisdom that a province can indeed break away from Canada
under certain conditions. It only requires a referendum with a clear question and a clear majority. A clear majority is 50%+1
in the real world.
The Clarity Act reserves for the House of Commons the right to decide for itself whether these
conditions have been met. Therefore no province can secede from Canada regardless of the referendum question or the clear
majority if the House of Commons decides they cannot go.
Chretien then added another little stinger. Parliament passed
an amendment on Tuesday March 7th, 2000 to the Clarity Bill that will allow aboriginals to be among those who will decide
if the result of any future secessionist referendum will pass. Therefore Indians will now have a say in whether the Quebec
referendum question or the Alberta referendum question is a clear expression of the will of the people to secede from Canada.
It also means that the Indians of northern Quebec or Alberta or BC will stop all separatist movements. These separatist movements
could interfere with the huge amounts of money the feds dole out to the Indians. It strictly political terms it means that
Chretien has once again out maneuvered his political adversaries before they even knew it.
Does it mean western alienation
is finished before it even got properly started. Westerners should realize they are dealing with Chretien -- not some country
hick. Anyone who can get away with putting more federal money into his own home town than all the western provinces should
be watched carefully.
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