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First Nations group taking Tories’ aboriginal education plan to court – CTV News

February 19, 2014

OTTAWA – The Assembly of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador is requesting a judicial review of the Conservative government’s reworked plan for aboriginal education.

The group is asking the Federal Court to prevent the legislation from going ahead without its endorsement.

The assembly’s chief, Ghislain Picard, and Kitigan Zibi Chief Gilbert Whiteduck are scheduled to hold a news conference tomorrow in Montreal.

A spokeswoman for the group declined to provide a copy of the judicial review request before the news conference.

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