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Trudeau’s promise of a renewed relationship with Canada’s Indigenous seems to be all talk – CBC

When it comes to actually delivering on its promises, this government falters

Sep 13, 2017

The seemingly never-ending string of transgressions from a government that’s supposed to be resetting its relationship with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples just got another addition.

Earlier this month, the Prime Minister’s Office announced in a news release that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with premiers and Indigenous leaders on Oct. 3, boasting about Canada’s “progress towards a true nation-to-nation, Inuit-Crown, and government-to-government relationship.”

The problem was, at least one of those Indigenous leaders, Natan Obed, president of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, said the announcement was the first he heard about the meeting.

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