Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, pictured at the closing of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission ceremonies. Mr. Trudeau will meet with indigenous leaders today ahead of the First Ministers meeting on climate change tomorrow. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Vancouver to meet with indigenous leaders on climate change issues ahead of the First Ministers meeting on the same topic taking place tomorrow.
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