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Canadian government makes changes to connect with Indigenous citizens


Last updated 1/3/2018 at 3:24pm

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada's first Minister of Indigenous Services, will lead the Department of Indigenous Services, Canada.

Ottawa, Ont.-As part of the journey towards reconciliation, the Government of Canada has taken an important step to renew the relationship with Indigenous people, based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership, by announcing a profound shift in the way the government delivers services and advances self-determination and self-government of Indigenous peoples.

Accordingly, the Government of Canada has created the Department of Indigenous Services Canada (DISC). Under the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, consultations are continuing on the...

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