Promises made for massive Metis land claim


Last updated 11/14/2015 at 3:06pm

OTTAWA, ON—Prior to the October 19 federal election which brought in the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the leaders of Canada’s three major political parties all promised to negotiate a massive settlement on a land-claim with the Manitoba Métis Federation. This is a deal that is estimated to cost the Canadian government billions of dollars. With a new government just installed in Ottawa, it remains to be seen what will transpire.

This discussion began as the result of a Supreme Court of Canada decision in 2013 that found Canada had bungled the land deal that ended th...

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