Minister Valcourt stands by his “rogue chiefs” statement in the house



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Comments made by the Aboriginal Affairs minister have some calling for his resignation.

Minister Bernard Valcourt was resonding to questions in the House of Commons about whether he would meet with the Confederacy of Nations, a chiefs group within the Assembly of First Nations.

His answer has chiefs, grassroots and the opposition fuming.

APTN’s Nigel Newlove reports.

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  • jesse26

    And why shouldn’t he. I mean come on, those chiefs can threaten, to shut down Canada’s economy, is that not an attempt at blackmail? And yet, dare anyone to say a thing about that and Valcourt and everyone else is wrong, except the ones making the threats. Something is wrong with that picture.