Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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VANCOUVER. x-19s. Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett has told delegates to the annual gathering of the Assembly of First Nations that Canada must work toward upholding agreements signed with Indigenous people. She says a code of conduct is in the works to ensure the federal government makes good on recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the United Nations. And Bennett also says First Nations must be the leaders in the drive toward self-determination.

("...own laws.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Bennett made the comments on the final day of the Assembly of First Nations annual gathering. Chiefs attending the Vancouver conference voted yesterday to give national Chief Perry Bellegarde a second term. …

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