Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 11:35 AM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 11:35 AM ET

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Parliament Audio 11:35 AM ET

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P04 - (AFN-Chiefs) OTTAWA. x-12s. Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde has a pointed message for federal politicians: Listen to First Nations priorities, or else. At a special chief's meeting in Ottawa, Bellegarde reminded the federal parties that First Nations voters were responsible for flipping nearly two-dozen ridings in the 2015 federal election. ("..First Nations people.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Bellegarde says he wants to see a few key pieces of legislation passed before the House rises in June, including the long-awaited Indigenous Languages Act. He also spoke about climate change and asked the chiefs and delegates to support a carbon tax as one way to head it off.

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