June 5, 1972 (28th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development)

Liberal

Mr. Chretien:

Mr. Speaker, it is indeed the government's position. We intend to proceed with the development of the North. Should the Supreme Court give a ruling directly with regard to aboriginal rights, the government would take the situation in hand and decide what ought to be done.

Topic:   ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic:   INDIAN AFFAIRS
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