Marc Miller

Supporting housing strategy of Cree Nation Govt in Eeyou Istchee

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Chisasibi – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, joined Mandy Gull-Masty, Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and Chairperson of the Cree Nation Government, to mark historic investments to support the Cree Nation Housing Strategy. Through the Indigenous Community Infrastructure Fund (ICIF), the Government of Canada will provide $200 million to the Cree Nation Government …

Gukwdzi Bighouse Project

Gwa’sala-’Nakwaxda’xw Nations break ground for historic Gukwdzi (Bighouse) Project

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Support line for those affected by missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people For immediate emotional assistance, call 1-844-413-6649. You can also access long-term health support services such as mental health counselling, community-based emotional support, cultural services, and some travel costs to see Elders and traditional healers. Tsulquate Reserve – Investing in cultural spaces is crucial to addressing the root causes …

Marc Miller

Legislation to establish National Council for Reconciliation

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Ottawa – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, introduced Bill C-29, National Council for Reconciliation Act, in Parliament. In their Calls to Action, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) called upon the Parliament of Canada, in consultation and collaboration with Indigenous Peoples, to enact legislation to establish a National Council for Reconciliation. If passed, the Bill tabled today would enable …

justin trudeau at Siksika Nation

Major historical claim settlement with Siksika Nation

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Siksika – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chief Ouray Crowfoot of Siksika Nation, took part in a ceremony at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park in Alberta to announce the signing of a historic $1.3 billion land claim settlement – one of the largest agreements of its kind reached in Canada. This settlement aims to right past wrongs dating back over a …

Jaime Blacks REDress art installation project

Red Dress Day

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Ottawa – There is a national, toll-free 24/7 crisis call line providing mental health support for anyone who requires emotional assistance related to missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. For assistance, call 1-844-413-6649. Support is also available through the MMIWG health and cultural support services. Support could include professional counselling with a focus on healing, emotional support such …

Marc Miller

Supporting Garden River 1st Nation Survivors Project

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Ottawa – The locating of unmarked burials at former residential school sites across Canada is a tragic reminder of the abuse that many Indigenous children suffered in these institutions. The governments of Canada and Ontario are working with Survivors, Indigenous leaders and affected families and communities to address historical wrongs and the lasting physical, emotional, mental and spiritual harms related …