Federal ministers visit Sunshine Coast to detail $4 billion in reconciliation commitments

 By Jordan Copp  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Over $4 billion of this year’s federal budget will go towards advancing Indigenous reconciliation. shishalh Nation lhe hiwus yalxwemult (Chief Lenora Joe) and hihewus (councillors) were joined by Terry Beech, Minister of Citizen Affairs, Mark Holland, Minister of Health and Patrick Weiler, MP for West Vancouver, Sunshine Coast, Sea to Sky Country on April 23 at the tems swiya Museum to highlight measures of this year’s budget that will have a significant impact for Indigenous communities. Weiler remarked how important it was to be in Sechelt for the announcement. “shishalh Nation has long been a leader, becoming the first self-governing nation in Canada and across Turtle Island, and really being a leader on measures on moving forward reconciliation.” “Indigenous people face health outcomes…

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