Nunavut likely to miss its target on reaching agreement-in-principle on devolution – CBC

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MLA John Main urges slower pace as devolution talks drag on

Mar 08, 2018

Nunavut is likely going to miss its target on reaching an agreement-in-principle on devolution — the process of transferring federal government powers to the territorial government.

The territorial government’s 2017-2020 business plan aimed to have such an agreement by the end of March. But Nunavut Premier Paul Quassa says there are “significant gaps” in the negotiations.

An agreement-in-principle, signed with the federal government and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., would serve as a guide for the negotiations on the final devolution agreement.

Nunavut is the last territory to begin the process.

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