‘It was satire’ Says Former Judge That Penned Controversial Column in Thunder Bay

Media Appearances, Aboriginal Futures, Brian Giesbrecht

A former judge from Manitoba who compared rights of status Indians to a gravy train in an opinion column for a Thunder Bay newspaper earlier this month says it was meant to be taken as satire.  And Brian Giesbrecht is surprised no one saw it that way. “It was satire and … nobody picked up on the fact that I was dealing with trying to poke fun at the system we have in a satirical way. And I was very surprised nobody picked up on that,” Giesbrecht told APTN National News.

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