From left to right, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, Grand Chief Edward John and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark listen during a gathering with cabinet ministers and First Nations leaders in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday September 11, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS
B.C. Premier Christy Clark is expected to try and bridge the chasm that separates her government and the leaders of the province’s First Nations at a meeting in Vancouver today.
About 500 First Nations leaders are meeting with Clark and members of her cabinet again today with the aim of signing a joint government-First Nations working agreement.
But the chasm that separates her government and First Nations was clearly defined yesterday when talks got underway at a Vancouver hotel for the second annual all-chiefs meetings.
While B.C.’s Aboriginal Relations Minister John Rustad said there has been remarkable…
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