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June 23, 2022
OTTAWA – Canada has joined a global Indigenous trade forum that International Trade Minister Mary Ng says will help First Nations entrepreneurs benefit from free trade agreements.
At a ceremony in Ottawa with First Nations, Métis and Inuit representatives from throughout Canada, the minister announced that Canada is joining the Indigenous Peoples Economic and Trade Co-operation Arrangement.
Ng said the move is a “milestone” and will help 50,000 Indigenous businesses find new international markets.
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