Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – January 30, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources – January 30, 2014

Representatives from Aboriginal groups express their opposition to certain amendments that are contained in Bill C-15, which would devolve more power from Ottawa to the Northwest Territories.

Former Liberal MP Ethel Blondin-Andrew, who is now with Sahtu Secretariat Incorporated, Tlicho Grand Chief Eddie Erasmus and Robert Alexie from the Gwich’in Tribal Council discuss their concerns with the proposal to eliminate the territory’s four regional land and water boards. Laywers Bertha Rabesca Zoe and Daryn R. Leas also respond to questions, as does Patrick Tomlinson from the Gwich’in Tribal Council. (January 30, 2014)