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Agreement to resolve the Baril-Moses forestry dispute between the cree nation of Eeyou Itchee and the gouvernement du Québec

“We are taking yet another significant step today in the Nation-to-Nation relations between Québec and the Cree.” It is in these terms that Québec Premier Philippe Couillard welcomed Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) Matthew Coon Come at the ceremony at which a new partnership and collaboration agreement was signed. For this occasion, minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks Laurent Lessard, Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change David Heurtel, Minister responsible for Native Affairs Geoffrey Kelley, and Minister responsible for Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs and the Canadian Francophonie Jean-Marc Fournier accompanied the Premier.


  • « Aujourd’hui, nous posons un autre jalon significatif dans la relation de nation à nation entre le Québec et les Cris. » C’est dans ces mots que le premier ministre du Québec, Philippe Couillard, a accueilli le grand chef du Grand Conseil des Cris (Eeyou Istchee), Matthew Coon Come, lors de la cérémonie de signature d’une nouvelle entente de partenariat et de collaboration.


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