Final Descheneaux Collaborative Process Session

(Truro) February 7, 2019 ─ The Native Council of Nova Scotia held their last and final Descheneaux Collaborative Process Session on Bill S.3 – Amendments to the Indian Act, this past weekend in Port Hawkesbury, NS on February 2, 2019.

To date, there have been sessions held in Bridgewater, Truro, Bedford, Yarmouth, Sydney, and Port Hawkesbury.  Each session consisted of a Panel of Experts to deliver the information on the Bill S.3 Amendments made to the Indian Act.  The panel included the Native Council of Nova Scotia’s (NCNS) Chief and President, NCNS Citizenship Officer, Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and two legal experts.

A final report will be available at the end of March 2019.  For more information contact Brooke Willis, Assistant to the NCNS Chief and President, at 1-800-565-4372.

Pictured below are some of the participants at the Deschenenaux Collaborative Process Session held on February 2, 2019 in Port Hawkesbury, NS.



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