Métis Nation-Saskatchewan assembly rejects Saskatchewan First Act – CBC

Métis Nation-Saskatchewan assembly rejects Saskatchewan First Act – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202270 Views

Nov 22, 2022

MN-S says proposed legislation ignores inherent rights of Métis

Delegates attending the fall meeting of the legislative assembly of the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) unanimously rejected the proposed Saskatchewan First Act, last weekend.

According to its website, the MN-S represents the Métis people of Saskatchewan and its legislative assembly has the authority to “enact legislation, regulation, rules and resolutions governing the affairs and conduct of the Métis in Saskatchewan.”

The proposed Saskatchewan First Act, tabled in the Saskatchewan legislature earlier this month, looks to assert the province’s jurisdiction over natural resources.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/metis-nation-saskatchewan-first-act-1.6660504

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