By Mike De Souza, Postmedia News
OTTAWA – The federal conflict of interest commissioner has cleared interim Liberal leader Bob Rae, who is about to step down from that post and become an ordinary MP, to serve as a chief negotiator for First Nations in Ontario on sustainable development issues.
Federal government wants actions plans from communities before renewing deal
By CHRISTOPHER CURTIS, The Gazette (Montreal)
Quebec's aboriginal leaders fear police departments in 26 First Nations communities could be at risk if a funding agreement with the provincial government isn't reached before next Monday.