New Alberta Premier sworn in and reaffirms new relationship building with First Nations – APTN

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New Alberta Premier sworn in and reaffirms new relationship building with First Nations – APTN

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 2015296 Views

EDMONTON — Rachel Notley was sworn in as the 17th premier of Alberta Sunday afternoon in Edmonton. The New Democratic Party formed a majority government earlier this month in a historic election that ended the 43 year Progressive Conservative dynasty.

During her campaign, Notley committed to take seriously the government’s relationship with Alberta’s Aboriginal peoples.

She assured Aboriginal voters that she would address several on-going issues and pledged to make the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples law.

The swearing-in ceremony included Aboriginal content, opening with a blessing from Metis Elder  John Macdonald followed by an honour song performed by Rocky Morin from Enoch Cree Nation.

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