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Wolastoqey Leaders Continue Push For Public Inquiry – Country94.ca

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2020102 Views

Aug 11, 2020

Wolastoqey Nation chiefs say they’re disappointed the premier is ignoring calls from within his cabinet to establish a public inquiry into the police killings of two Indigenous people in New Brunswick.

Earlier this summer, Aboriginal Affairs Minister Jake Stewart told reporters he supported an inquiry into the deaths of Chantel Moore and Rodney Levi during RCMP wellness checks.

In a release issued by Wolastoqey Nation leaders Monday, they say they are disappointed with what they call Premier Blaine Higgs’ stubbornness on this issue.

“The Premier’s refusal to accept aboriginal policy advice from his minister of aboriginal affairs creates a bigger problem for him,” the release, issued by Chiefs Ross Perley, Alan Polchies Jr., and Patricia Bernard, reads.

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