P.E.I. Mi’kmaq appeal to Supreme Court of Canada over Mill River sale – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202067 Views

‘It is the responsibility of today’s leadership to ensure that our rights are protected’

Jan 13, 2020

P.E.I.’s Mi’kmaq leaders are appealing the sale of the Mill River Resort to the Supreme Court of Canada.

In a statement issued Monday, the Mi’kmaq governments said it is their position that Aboriginal rights were not duly considered, and the province breached its duty to consult with the Mi’kmaq in the sale of the lands in western P.E.I.

“The issue of Aboriginal rights is of great significance to the future of the P.E.I. Mi’kmaq,” said Chief Junior Gould of Abegweit First Nation.

“It is the responsibility of today’s leadership to ensure that our rights are protected for generations to come.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-mikmaq-mill-river-supreme-court-appeal-1.5425541

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