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Media advisory: Minister Miller to participate in two historic events with the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations that advance reconciliation and treaty negotiations

Press Release

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

Ottawa, Ontario – Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, and Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nation leaders will break ground at the historic site of the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations’ Gukwdzi (Bighouse).

Date: Saturday, July 9, 2022

Time: 11:30 a.m. (PT)

Where:
Kwa’lilas Hotel 9040
Granville Street
Gwa’sala-Nakwaxda’xw Nations
District of Port Hardy, British Columbia

Following that, Chief Terry Walkus and hereditary Chiefs of the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations; the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations; and Michele Babchuk, Member of the Legislative Assembly for North Island, on behalf of the Honourable Murray Rankin, BC’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, are to sign a new agreement that will further advance reconciliation and treaty negotiations.

Time: 1:30 p.m. PDT

Where:
Kwa’lilas Hotel 9040
Granville Street
Gwa’sala-Nakwaxda’xw Nations
District of Port Hardy, British Columbia

Media participation: Members of the media are invited to ask questions at the event in person. There is no option to call in or to attend virtually.

Contacts

For more information:

Renelle Arsenault
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Marc Miller
[email protected]

CIRNAC Media Relations
819-934-2302
[email protected]

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