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Press release

On September 10, 2019 — Hagersville (Ontario) — Relationship to Crown-Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Canada, First Nation Mississaugas of the Credit

The government of Canada is committed to renewing the relationship between the Crown and Aboriginal peoples. This renewal is to establish a nation to nation relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership.

The government of Canada and the First Nation Mississaugas of the Credit have taken an important step to strengthen their relationship of nation-to-nation and government-to-government by signing a preliminary agreement aimed at fostering reconciliation and a renewed relationship.

In the framework of this preliminary agreement, the parties will work together to explore approaches and common methods that will help to foster reconciliation and help the First Nation achieve its vision for a self-determination increased. The agreement sets out the key priorities which will discuss Canada and the First Nation.

Canada and the First Nation rejoice at the prospect of working together to find shared solutions that will help to bridge socio-economic gaps, to promote reconciliation and to renew relationships for the benefit of members of the community and of all Canadians.


“By signing this preliminary agreement, we prepare the ground for the holding of a historical dialogue that will help strengthen our nation to nation relationship and to promote reconciliation with the First Nation Mississaugas of the Credit. This agreement demonstrates our firm commitment to move forward in a true spirit of partnership to meet the priorities of the First Nation for the benefit of members of the community and future generations. “

The honourable Carolyn Bennett, M. D., P. C., députéeMinistre Relations Crown-Aboriginal

“We are pleased to continue our relationship with Canada. We consider that the signing of this agreement is a step in the right direction in the journey of the First Nation Mississaugas of the Credit to the self-sufficiency and self-determination. It is time that First Nations in Canada trace their own path to the future. “

Chief R. Stacey LaformePremière Nation Mississaugas of the Credit

Quick facts

The discussions between Canada and the First Nation began in January 2017, and the parties have signed a protocol agreement in June 2017.

The parties have signed a protocol of consultation in September 2018, which sets out a clear process to fulfill Canada’s obligations regarding consultation of the First Nation and to promote a commitment to effective and efficient.

The preliminary agreement establishes a process for moving forward in collaboration and sets out the main topics of discussion. The subjects in question relate in particular to the outstanding claims, governance and economic development.

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Resource persons

For more information, media may contact :

Matthew Dillon-LeitchDirecteur of communicationsCabinet of the honourable Carolyn BennettMinistre Relations Crown-Autochtones819-997-0002

Relations with the médiasRelations Crown-Aboriginal and Northern Affairs

Donna DuricDirectrice media and communicationsPremière Nation Mississaugas of the Credit905-768-1133, ext 226

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