Métis Nation of Ontario, Ottawa Sign Memo of UnderstandingThe Lawyers Weekly
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DescriptionThe Métis Nation of Ontario has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance reconciliation with the federal government that could lead to a historic land settlement. “The anticipated framework agreement would establish a formal negotiations process based on mutually agreeable subject matters, including Métis self-government, lands, rights and outstanding claims against the Crown,” the parties announced, with September 2017 as the deadline to arrive at a framework agreement. “If the parties are able to develop a mutually acceptable framework agreement through the exploratory discussion table, the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada will then take measures aimed at obtaining a formal negotiation mandate,” the MOU explained.
Citation InformationSigna A. Daum Shanks. "Métis Nation of Ontario, Ottawa Sign Memo of Understanding" The Lawyers Weekly (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/signa_daumshanks/20/