January 14, 2019, Ottawa, ON – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) President Natan Obed said the following about the new and shuffled appointments within the federal government’s cabinet:
“Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami has welcomed productive and respectful relationships with many members of the federal cabinet; we look forward to expanding these relationships with ministers serving in new roles.
“We expect to continue our positive and productive work with Minister Jane Philpott in her new position as President of the Treasury Board Secretariat. At Indigenous Services Canada, we hope to build on the progressive foundation established by Minister Philpott with Minister Seamus O’Regan, and we look forward to welcoming him to the upcoming Inuit Crown Partnership Committee meeting in Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, in March.”
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