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Premier Scott Moe released paper this week claiming resource jurisdiction but made no mention of First Nations
Oct 14, 2022
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe’s omission of First Nations’ rights in a white paper and accompanying speech about resource jurisdiction this week was legally and morally wrong, critics say.
“We just celebrated, on Sept. 30, Every Child Matters, Orange Shirt Day. [But] what’s reconciliation when they keep excluding First Nations people?” Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Chief Bobby Cameron said in an interview.
Earlier this week, Moe released a paper entitled Drawing the Line: Defending Saskatchewan’s Economic Autonomy during an event for a North Battleford business crowd, saying it was “a reassertion of our autonomy, constitutional rights and the powers over natural resources granted to us under the Constitution is in order.”
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