Quebec Ministers on $19.2M Funding to Improve Justice Services for First Nations

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Quebec Ministers on $19.2M Funding to Improve Justice Services for First Nations

At a press conference in Montreal, Simon Jolin-Barrette, Quebec’s minister of justice, and Ian Lafrenière, Quebec’s Indigenous affairs minister, announce a $19.2-million funding to increase justice services for First Nations and Inuit peoples. This funding will allow additional Indigenous social workers to be hired, as well as increase paralegal and Indigenous languages interpretation services. (March 5, 2021) (no interpretation)