NDP talonneront the Liberals to ensure the respect of the great promises made to Aboriginal people, since “can not count” on the official opposition to do so, said Thursday their leader Thomas Mulcair.
The leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) said he was confident that the new Liberal Justin Trudeau government “will do better” to improve the lives of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.
But he is not about to give him a blank check, as other governments before it broke promises, said Mr. Mulcair before the chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) met in special meeting in Gatineau.
His speech was less-attended than the Prime Minister Trudeau, who was allowed in real hero Tuesday. However, it was welcomed by the Chief of the AFN, Perry Bellegarde, who said Thomas Mulcair have in a real ally.
According to the NPC, the interim leader of the Conservative Party, Rona Ambrose, declined the invitation to speak before the assembly, which ends Thursday.