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Second Ministerial Meeting with the Assembly of First Nations

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | news releases

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett and key federal ministers met with Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, and AFN Regional Chiefs for the second ministerial meeting to advance priorities set out in the Assembly of First Nations–Canada Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Joint Priorities.


Minister Bennett and the six Tsilhqot'in Chiefs to hold media availability following an important announcement for the Tsilhqot’in Nation

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | media advisories

Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and the six Tsilhqot'in Chiefs will hold a brief media availability following a statement by the Right and Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the House of Commons.‎ The media availability will start after statements in the House.


Canada and the Métis Nation move forward on Canada-Métis Nation Accord

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | news releases

Honourable Carolyn Bennett along with key federal Ministers responsible for priorities identified in the Canada-Métis Nation Accord, met with the leadership of the Métis Nation for the second ministerial meeting held under the permanent bilateral process.


Statement regarding Canada’s pursuance of negotiated settlements with former Indian Residential School students who suffered student-on-student abuse

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | statements

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett made the following statement: “The abuse suffered by former residential school students is tragic and unacceptable. Bringing closure to the legacy of Indian residential schools is at the heart of reconciliation and a renewal of the relationships between Indigenous Peoples who attended these schools, their families and communities, and all Canadians."


Statement from Minister Bennett on International Women's Day

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | statements

International Women’s Day is an opportunity for all of us to come together to acknowledge the work and leadership of women who have preceded us and those who continue to fight for equal rights and equality for women around the world.


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