Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat, Office of the Premier, September 9, 2011 - Eel River Bar
New Brunswick First Nations establish negotiation process with provincial, federal governments
The provincial and federal governments as well as New Brunswick’s First Nations signed an agreement Sept. 9 to guide discussions leading to an agreement on Aboriginal and treaty rights. From left, sitting: Premier David Alward; and John Duncan, minister of Aboriginal affairs and Northern Development Canada. Standing, from left: Wes McLean, MLA for Victoria- Tobique; and Bernard Valcourt, minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and la Francophonie.