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Posts published by “Tristan Oliff”

Tristan is a co-founder of Nouvelle and frequent contributor. With roots in South Africa, Kenya and Canada he has been based in Ottawa since 2015 where he attended Carleton University for Politics and African Studies.

The Systematic Exclusion of First Nations People from Federal Welfare

The Canadian tax system has historically disincentivized First Nations People from filling taxes. This has led to their systematic exclusion from Federal welfare benefits. This exclusion can only be remedied through divorcing the welfare state from the tax system. The response to COVID-19 gives us clues on how to radically transform this racist system.