Reconciliation key to economic growth, says justice minister


Last updated 3/13/2017 at 2:40pm

Office of Justice Minister

Canada's Justice Minister and Attorney General (front row center) meeting with provincial justices and public safety ministers. Ralph Goodale, Public Safety Minister stands left of the Justice Minister.

OTTAWA, ON-Canada's government remains committed to making legal and policy reforms happen for Indigenous peoples, stated the Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould as she addressed the First Nations "Expanding the Circle" conference in Ottawa on February 15, 2017.

"Let me say this: our commitment is as strong as ever," Wilson-Raybould told the assembly. "Our prime minister has made it very clear that we need an all-of-government approach based on recognition of Indigenous peoples and their rights to address the colonial legacy in a substantive and meaningful way that will be transformative."


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