/R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister Bennett to Announce Investments in Water Infrastructure for White Bear First Nation, and Announce Progress on New Fiscal Relationship with National Chief Perry Bellegarde/

REGINA, July 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs will hold an event to announce infrastructure funding in water and wastewater infrastructure for White Bear First Nation.

On the same day, Minister Bennett and Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde will announce concrete steps to a new fiscal relationship that supports First Nations.

Both announcements will be followed by short media availabilities.

Please note that Minister Bennett will also give a keynote address at the Assembly of First Nations 38th Annual General Assembly.

Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

News Fiscal Relationship Announcement Time: 11:45 a.m. (CDT)

Keynote Address Time: 13:15 p.m. (CDT)

Where:
Main Plenary (Arena 4/5)
Evraz Place
1700 Elphinstone Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 2Z6

White Bear First Nation Water Announcement Time: 14:00 p.m. (CDT)

Where:   
Meeting Room 4, Second Floor
Evraz Place
1700 Elphinstone Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 2Z6

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SOURCE Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

For further information: Sabrina Williams, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, 613-697-8316; Jamie Monastyrski, Press Secretary, Office of the National Chief, Assembly of First Nations, 613-241-6789 ext 116, Cell: 343-540-6179; INAC Media Relations, 819-953-1160, pau@aadnc-aandc.gc.ca


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