A vested interest in the land and water

Indigenous peoples, an untapped, neglected on-the-land asset.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the First Ministers' Meeting in Vancouver, B.C., March 3, as premiers look on.
Stephen Kakfwi, Bev Sellars
Published: Wednesday, 03/23/2016 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 03/23/2016 12:00 am EDT

If Canada is to succeed in addressing climate change and becoming a global leader in environmental protection and management it needs to engage experts who know the land best, yet have been mostly ignored—our indigenous peoples.

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