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Indigenous advisory council for CN resigns, says railway won’t accept responsibility – Maharlika News

December 12 2023

A council of prominent Indigenous leaders tasked with advising Canadian National Railway Co. has resigned over what they say is the company’s failure to acknowledge past wrongs and follow its recommendations for reconciliation.

‘Our utility to CN is no longer worth the effort that we’re putting out,’ says co-chair Murray Sinclair

A council of prominent Indigenous leaders tasked with advising Canadian National Railway Co. has resigned over what they say is the company’s failure to acknowledge past wrongs and follow its recommendations for reconciliation.

The resignations by all 12 members of the CN Indigenous Advisory Council take effect Dec. 31.

Council co-chairs Murray Sinclair, a former senator and head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and Roberta Jamieson, the first female First Nations lawyer in Canada, said in a statement that they tried to foster understanding, connections and transparency in outlining steps for the railway’s reconciliation efforts.

Read More: https://www.maharlikanews.com/indigenous-advisory-council-for-cn-resigns-says-railway-wont-accept-responsibility/

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