Date: December 5, 2014
Treaty 8 Chiefs met with Premier Prentice today at a meeting between the provincial government and the Chiefs of Alberta. This meeting was composed of the Premier, Ministers and the Chiefs of Treaty 6, 7 and 8. The Chiefs have expressed their cautious optimism after the meeting.
“For all the discussion the Premier has had with the media regarding working with First Nations, it is hopeful to see a willingness to work with us,” states Chief Steve Courtoreille, Grand Chief with Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta before adding, “we have serious issues with consultation in this province and it sounds like he is willing to step forward with some action.”….