CAP files lawsuit it says to stop discrimination 

By Julia Archelene Magsombol  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Minister of Indigenous Services and the Attorney General of Canada to stop the discriminatory exclusion of non-status Indigenous post-secondary students. “It shouldn’t be happening,” said Kim Beaudin, the National vice chief of CAP. Non-status Indigenous individuals are people who are not considered registered Indians. It could be due to their ancestors who refused the Indian Act or lost their Indigenous status. As non-status Indigenous people are not recognized under the Indian Act, their rights and privileges are less and are not similar compared to Indigenous people who have  Indian status. Visit: 4433/1535469348029) for more information. Beaudin explained that most non-status Indigenous students have issues when it comes to applying…

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