Media Advisory - Minister Carolyn Bennett and Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government to Sign the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance

OTTAWA, July 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government, will sign the Cree Nation Governance Agreement, a Nation to Nation agreement between Canada and the Cree Nation that advances Canada's commitment toward a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples based on recognition of rights, respect and partnership.

Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Time: 12:15 p.m. (EDT)

Where:
Parliament Hill
(Signing to take place on the Centre Walkway)
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A4

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SOURCE Government of Canada

For further information: Sabrina Williams, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, 613-697-8316; INAC Media Relations, 819-953-1160, pau@aadnc-aandc.gc.ca; Bill Namagoose, Executive Director, Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government, 613-725-7024


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