Québec, le 13 juillet 2015. – Le premier ministre, Philippe Couillard, en compagnie de Matthew Coon Come, grand chef du Grand Conseil des Cris, pour la signature d’une nouvelle entente de partenariat et de collaboration entre le gouvernement du Québec et le Grand Conseil des Cris (Eeyou Istchee).

Agreement to Resolve the Baril-Moses Forestry Dispute

Québec Government’s Press Release

The Québec government signs a new agreement with the Cree

Québec City, July 13, 2015“We are taking yet another significant step today in the Nation-to-Nation relations between Québec and the Cree.” It is in these terms that Québec Premier Philippe Couillard welcomed Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) Matthew Coon Come at the ceremony at which a new partnership and collaboration agreement was signed. For this occasion, minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks Laurent Lessard, Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change David Heurtel, Minister responsible for Native Affairs Geoffrey Kelley, and Minister responsible for Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs and the Canadian Francophonie Jean-Marc Fournier accompanied the Premier.

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