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Minister Bennett Welcomes Settlement Agreement Between Canada and Survivors of Five Boarding Schools in Newfoundland and Labrador

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | statements

"Today, I am pleased to note a significant step in Canada's journey of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Our government welcomes the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador's ruling in favour of the proposed settlement agreement negotiated between Canada and survivors of five boarding schools located in the province. This resolution means that all parties can now move forward with the implementation of the agreement, including the extremely important work of healing and commemoration.


Government of Canada ministers recognize girls as agents of change

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Environment and Climate Change Canada Department of Finance Canada Women and Gender Equality Canada Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Government of Canada joins Plan International's global campaign to mark International Day of the Girl


Minister Bennett Thanks Outgoing NWAC President Dawn Lavell-Harvard for her dedication in empowering Indigenous Women

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | statements

"When Indigenous women and girls thrive, our nation is stronger and benefits from the talent and the knowledge of Indigenous women. For forty-two years, the Native Women's Association of Canada has played a vital role in empowering Indigenous women and girls, with the goal of enhancing, promoting and fostering greater social, cultural and economic well-being of First Nations and Métis from coast to coast to coast.


Minister Bennett Thanks Former President of the Métis Nation of British Columbia, Bruce Dumont

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | statements

The Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement today: "It is my honour to thank Mr. Bruce Dumont for his many years of dedicated service as president of the Métis Nation of British Columbia (MNBC) which, under his direction, made significant contributions to the advancement of Métis people in British Columbia.


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