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Canadian government partners with Southern Chiefs' Organization for First Nations Justice Strategy Program


Last updated 4/5/2019 at 2:26pm

WINNEPEG, Man.-Working with Indigenous communities to assume greater responsibility for the administration of justice in their communities is an important part of the federal government's efforts to decrease the disproportionate rates of victimization, crime and incarceration among Indigenous people in Canada.

In early March, the Honorable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and the Southern Chiefs' Organization (SCO) met to discuss the SCO's First Nations Justice Strategy Program and justice priorities in their communities.

SCO's First Nations Justice Strategy...

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