Canadian MPs are expected to vote on the Metis Government Recognition and Self-Government Agreement. What are the issues with this agreement as it pertains to First Nations land and governance rights?
Before year’s end, Canada and the Anishinabek Nation are seeking to conclude almost 25 years of negotiations for a self-government agreement. But does the self-government agreement really deliver on the promised return to nationhood? This Brief considers the content of the draft agreement and whether it provides real alternatives to the Indian Act and self-government policy.