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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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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 …

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Okemasis’ Cree Nation reach settlement agreement on treaty salaries

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Saskatchewan – Chief Edwin Ananas of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation and Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, announced that the First Nation and the Government of Canada have negotiated a settlement agreement regarding the Beardy’s and Okemasis Treaty Salaries Specific Claim. The resolution of this claim addresses a longstanding historical grievance where Canada failed to provide the salaries …

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Advancing reconciliation and building renewed relationship  

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Ottawa – Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Chief Ellen B. LeCaine of the Wood Mountain Lakota First Nation signed a historic Framework Agreement that will guide Canada and the First Nation as they renew their nation-to-nation relationship and work to advance reconciliation. The Framework Agreement to Advance Lakota Reconciliation with the Wood Mountain Lakota First Nation was co-developed …

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Canada’s new approach to Indigenous tax policy 

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Ottawa — The Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, Marc Miller, issued the following statement today: “Today, as a result of extensive engagement with Indigenous partners, and after carefully considering and assessing its existing federal tax policy approach, Canada will change its approach to the phasing out of section 87 of the Indian Act as a requirement in Canada’s Modern Treaties. Since becoming minister, …

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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 …