Feds, B.C., First Nations reach rights policy to reconstruct treaty negotiations

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Author: 
KRISTY KIRKUP
Source: 
The Globe and Mail

The federal government, British Columbia and First Nations have co-developed a rights policy designed to dramatically overhaul the way treaties are negotiated in the province.

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, B.C.'s Indigenous Relations Minister Scott Fraser and leaders of the First Nations Summit – a political organization for B.C. First Nations engaged in the treaty process – are to jointly release the new approach on Thursday.

The negotiation of treaties, government-to-government agreements designed to achieve reconciliation, often include addressing issues such as land and jurisdiction that afford First Nations the freedom and flexibility to be decision-makers who can determine their future.

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