Indigenous land claims in Canada

Canada and the Assembly of First Nations launch the Specific Claims Reform Co-Development Process

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

The ultimate goal of the Specific Claims Reform Co-Development Process is the establishment of an independent Specific Claims Resolution Centre.

Key Points: 
  • The ultimate goal of the Specific Claims Reform Co-Development Process is the establishment of an independent Specific Claims Resolution Centre.
  • "For generations, First Nations have called for the elimination of the Government of Canada's conflict of interest and the creation of a fully independent specific claims process.The launch of the Specific Claims Implementation Working Group marks a significant advancement in our collective efforts to improve the specific claims process.
  • We look forward to making progress with the Government of Canada to create a fair and equitable specific claims process."
  • The specific claims process is voluntary for First Nations and provides a way to resolve disputes outside of the court system.