Canada and Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Sign Settlement

Earlier this week, the Government of Canada and Metapenagiag Mi’Kmaq Nation signed an agreement to settle the 1895 Surrender Specific Claim. Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, represented the Government of Canada and Chief Freeman Ward, represented the Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Nation, which is located in northern New Brunswick.