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Bennett touts feds’ move to split INAC in speech at AFN gathering

By Palak Mangat      

'It’s important for me to let you know that this is an election year, but the work won’t stop. The work continues until the writ drops for 35 days,' Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said.

AFN national chief Perry Bellegarde and Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, pictured at May special assembly meeting in Quebec in 2018. Both were on hand Tuesday at the AFN's annual general assembly, which runs over three days. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

With under two months to go before the government is expected to drop the writ, Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett on Tuesday reminded delegates at the Assembly of First Nations of her party’s record, pointing to its spending priorities and the move to split Indigenous affairs. 

Palak Mangat

Palak Mangat is an online reporter with The Hill Times.
- pmangat@hilltimes.com


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