A renewed relationship based on trust and mutual respect

(Center) Chief Mi’sel Joe, of Miawpukek First Nation signing a Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle.

(Center) Chief Mi’sel Joe, of Miawpukek First Nation signing a Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle.

Conne River – The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister of Transportation and Works and Minister Responsible for Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs, and Chief Mi’sel Joe, of Miawpukek First Nation, signed a Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle (AIP), marking the first of its kind to be negotiated in the Atlantic provinces.

“Self-government is an important and necessary component of the sound planning and good financial management needed to create the con ...

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