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Ottawa city council could create non-voting seat for Anishinabe Algonquin elder – CBC

Apr 13, 2022

If approved, a new protocol would be implemented over the next 5 years

Ottawa city council could add a non-voting seat representing the nation on whose unceded, traditional territory the city is built.

Councillors will be considering the Anishinabe Algonquin Civic Cultural Protocol at a meeting Wednesday.

The protocol recognizes the Anishinabe Algonquins as the city’s host nation and makes a series of promises to increase their prominence and participation in city arts, heritage and culture programming.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/anishinabe-algonquin-ottawa-city-civic-cultural-protocol-1.6416316

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