'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett, pictured with Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller, is in Vancouver to meet with the hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation on Thursday. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
After considering a motion to call on Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs to testify, the House Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee unanimously agreed on Wednesday to leave them off the witness list.
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