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Growing tension’ inside the public service over Indigenous self-identification – CBC

Jul 08, 2024

Indigenous Services Canada’s top bureaucrat addresses topic in leaked blog to staff

Indigenous Services Canada’s top official addressed the “contentious issue” of Indigenous identity in the public service by urging greater honesty in self-identification, in a recent internal blog leaked to CBC Indigenous.

“The key is to honestly tell your truth,” wrote deputy minister Gina Wilson in the blog, which was circulated internally June 13.

Her post followed efforts by First Nations, Inuit and Métis leaders to draw attention to the issue, including by demanding governments act to halt the rise of Indigenous identity theft.

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