Crown-First Nations Gathering


Harper tells chiefs they should contact their MPs

First Nations leaders will be listening closely to the words Prime Minister Stephen Harper chooses in his speech at the Crown-First Nations gathering Tuesday after he left chiefs feeling underwhelmed by his response to their presentations during a special, two-and-a-half hour meeting with a delegation Monday.


Chiefs to press Harper for meeting including premiers

Prime Minister Stephen Harper may meet with a handful of First Nations leaders Monday in a move may placate some of the anger and disappointment from chiefs over the prime minister’s expected early departure from Tuesday’s “historic” Crown-First Nations Gathering.