Canada `dishonourable’ for recognizing rights for `alleged Metis’ within Nishnawbe Aski Nation, says council

 By Shari Narine  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter With only three days left before the House of Commons broke for the summer, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller tabled implementation legislation for self-government for Metis Nations in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. On June 21, Bill C-53, an Act respecting the recognition of certain Metis governments in Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan, to give effect to treaties with those governments and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, was introduced and received first reading. It initially appeared on the order paper for House of Commons business June 19 and representatives from the Metis Nation of Ontario (MNO), Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and Metis Nation-Saskatchewan had made the trip to Ottawa. “As we are nearing the end of the parliamentary session, some delays out…

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