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Landmark new agreement lays out path for reconciliation with Lake Babine

| Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada | news releases

Lake Babine Nation, Canada and the Province of British Columbia have signed a landmark new reconciliation agreement that sets the foundation for a 20-year journey to implement and recognize Lake Babine Nation rights and title, leading to greater prosperity, partnership, and economic development that benefits everyone in the region for generations to come.


Important announcement with Canada, Province of British Columbia and Lake Babine Nation

| Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada | media advisories

Media are invited as Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Lake Babine Nation Chief Gordon Alec and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations make an announcement regarding reconciliation with Lake Babine Nation in the north central interior of British Columbia.


Canada, Ontario, and Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation announce addition of lands to their reserve

| Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada | news releases

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, together with the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs Ontario, and Chief Jason Henry, Chief of Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation, announced the addition of lands to Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation.


Yukon and Northern B.C. Microgrid Projects

| Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada | backgrounders

Indigenous communities in the North are on the front-line of climate change. Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in, and Taku River Tlingit First Nation are demonstrating their commitment and leadership in transitioning to clean energy.


First Anniversary of the Elimination of Sex-based Inequities in the Indian Act

| Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada | statements

With thanks to Indigenous women, including Mary Two-Axe Early, Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, Sharon McIvor, Senators Sandra Lovelace Nicholas and Lillian Dyck, Yvonne Bédard, and Lynn Gehl, who have worked for decades to end sex-based discrimination in the Indian Act, sex-based inequities in Indian Act registration were eliminated one year ago today.


Joint Statement on Progress of the Wet’suwet’en MOU

| Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada | statements

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs, B.C. Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Scott Fraser and Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett have issued the following statement:


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