Federal Northern plan drops – Northern News Services

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 201928 Views

Incumbent Liberal NWT MP Michael McLeod says the Liberal government’s new Northern policy plan is a living document, made collaboratively, that provides the tools for quick action if his party is re-elected to lead.

His NDP and Green competitors in the riding say it’s too little, too late. News/North did not hear back from Conservative candidate Yanik D’Aigle, or members of his team, by press time.

“We didn’t want it to be like the one that was developed by the previous government,” said McLeod, citing the Conservative’s Northern policy under then-prime minister Stephen Harper, which was more heavily focussed on sovereignty and military. “We wanted to have the document capture what (territorial and Indigenous) governments were saying. And I think it’s done that.”

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