Monday, September 26, 2016

DFO dismissed from negotiations by hereditary chiefs; Prime Minister no longer welcome in territory

Trudeau rides in a Tla-o-qui-aht canoe during a parade in Tofino in August. Tla-o-qui-aht Chief Councilor Elmer Frank has said he's not welcome back in the territory until his bureaucrats come to the fisheries negotiations with a mandate and a will to negotiate in good faith.

By Debora Steel
    The hereditary chiefs of five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations stood this afternoon to tell Fisheries and Oceans Canada Regional Director General Rebecca Reid and her staff to leave Nuu-chah-nulth territories and not come back until they bring with them a mandate to negotiate in good faith on their Aboriginal commercial fishing rights...

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