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On October 19 the Liberal Party of Canada won a majority government, beating out the much maligned Harper Conservatives. Liberal Party leader, Justin Trudeau, has made a number of commitments to minority groups, including women and Indigenous communities. Whether or not he follows through on these commitments remains to be seen, of course.

On Tuesday, Meghan Murphy spoke with Dr. Pamela Palmater, a Mi’kmaw lawyer, associate professor and chair in Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University, and author of Beyond Blood: Rethinking Indigenous Identity, about what can and should change in Canada, with regard to Indigenous rights, now that the Conservative government has been ousted.

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