Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with First Nations chiefs in Fort Qu'Appelle

By CJME News
April 26, 2016 - 7:39pm

Arriving to a cheering crowd, the prime minister made Saskatchewan's First Nations his priority Tuesday evening.  

Justin Trudeau, along with Regina Liberal MP Ralph Goodale, met with the 11 chiefs that make up the File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council. 

Each chief got about four minutes to address Trudeau with issues and concerns from their own communities. 

Outside the meeting, the people in the crowd shared photos and selfies they took with Canada's leader.

At the meeting, the prime minister reiterated his budget promise to provide $8.4 billion toward indigenous issues like infrastructure and health. He also recommitted to remove the two per cent cap on education funding. 

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