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Waywayseecappo reaches $288M settlement with Ottawa over forced surrender of their lands

 


A Manitoba First Nation has reached a $288-million settlement with the federal government based on a historic claim over the forced removal of 30 square miles of traditional land more than a century ago.

The citizens of Waywayseecappo First Nation voted in favour of the pact, with 92 per cent of the 951 voters casting their support on Monday.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/waywayseecappo-first-nation-288-million-settlement-ottawa-forced-surrender-1.5215900


 

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