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National roundtable on missing & murdered Indigenous women, girls

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Ottawa – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, convened a national roundtable with Indigenous leaders and partners and federal, provincial and territorial governments on missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ people. The Government of Canada is committed to accelerating its efforts to implement the National Action Plan, the Federal Pathway, and the Calls for Justice. Ending this national …

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Addressing Calls for Justice

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Ottawa – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, announced the appointment of Jennifer Moore Rattray as the Ministerial Special Representative who will provide advice and recommendations, through engagement with survivors, families, partners and organizations, in support of Call for Justice 1.7 to  create an Indigenous and Human Rights Ombudsperson. Jennifer Moore Rattray is a member of the Peepeekisis First Nation …

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Urban reserve established in Winnipeg

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Ottawa – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations; Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence; and Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, issued the following statement: “Congratulations to the Treaty One Nation on the official establishment of their urban reserve, Naawi-Oodena. This urban reserve will provide greater opportunities for growth and prosperity, and demonstrates a …

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1st Nations commemorate self-govt deal

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Ottawa – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, joined Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe, Chief Lloyd Myke of Magnetawan First Nation, Gimaa Kwe Rhonda Williams-Lovett of Moose Deer Point First Nation, Chief Scott McLeod of Nipissing First Nation, Chief Larry Roque of Wahnapitae First Nation, and Chief Irene Kells of Zhiibaahaasing First Nation at an in-person ceremony to …

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Education, awareness activities related to residential schools legacy 

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Ottawa – We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous Peoples. The National Indian Residential School Crisis Line offers emotional support and crisis referral …

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Addressing Anti-Indigenous Racism in Canadian Health Systems

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Ottawa – The Minister of Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Marc Miller, and the Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, issued the following statement: “Health care is a human right, and should be free of racism and discrimination. But the systemic discrimination and racism that Indigenous Peoples face in Canadian health care systems continues. Tragically, this has …

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Canada supports Manitoba Métis Federation’s initiative 

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Manitoba – We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of government policies that were harmful to Indigenous Peoples. The National Indian Residential School Crisis Line offers emotional support and crisis referral …

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Youth Council meets in Ottawa to advocate for young Canadians

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OTTAWA – The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring the diverse perspectives and priorities of young Canadians are central in building a stronger, more inclusive and equitable future for all. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, joined the Prime Minister’s Youth Council for their first in-person meeting since …

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Ministers provide update on work to improve govt services

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Ottawa – Canadians, and those who want to visit, work, study, or start new lives in Canada, deserve high-quality and efficient government services that are accessible, timely, and make their lives easier. On June 25, 2022, the Prime Minister announced the creation of a new ministerial task force to help improve government services, with a focus on reducing delays around …

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Manitoba Métis Federation announce housing investments from Budget 2022

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Winnipeg – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, joined Will Goodon, Minister of Housing and Property Management of the Manitoba Métis Federation, to announce an investment of $31 million over seven years towards housing priorities for citizens of the Manitoba Métis Federation. This funding is in addition to the Budget 2018 allocation of $125 million over 10 years. The announcement took place at 184 …