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Trudeau Sets Date To Meet With National Indigenous Leaders And First Ministers

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Prime Minister Trudeau will meet with leaders of the Assembly of First Nations, the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and the Métis National Council on March 12, 2020. They will discuss how the Federal Government can work together to advance the priorities of First Nations, Inuit, and the Métis Nation.

“Canadians have been clear about the importance of working together to address the issues that matter most to them. I look forward to working with the premiers so we can create jobs and economic growth, build healthy and safe communities, fight climate change, and make life more affordable for Canadians. With cooperation, we can create new opportunities for all Canadians and continue to build a country that works for everyone.”  The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

The Prime Minister acknowledges the importance of the relationship with the Indigenous peoples and their role in Canada. His government will use the meeting to focus on how they can work together to make a real difference for Indigenous families and communities across the country.

The Prime Minister will also meet with the First Ministers the following day to discuss ways to create clean growth and mitigate climate change, while at the same time developing the natural resources and creating good, middle-class jobs. They will also focus on health care and infrastructure needs, transfers to provinces and territories, and Northern priorities.