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Indigenous Services Minister O’Regan says pace of progress on reconciliation with Indigenous peoples moving in ‘substantive’ way

By Beatrice Paez       

In a sit-down interview, Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan, pictured last week on the Hill, discussed the Liberal government’s reconciliation agenda, the TMX pipeline debate, and efforts to increase Indigenous businesses’ share of procurement dollars.

Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says progress on implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's recommendations are not 'held up.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The Trudeau government is eyeing the pre-writ period for the release of its national action plan for tackling the recommendations that were outlined by the national inquiry responsible for investigating the systemic violence faced by Indigenous women and girls, says Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan.

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