July 09, 2019

Premiers And National Indigenous Leaders' Annual Meeting Is Co-Hosted By Premier Scott Moe and Chief Bruce Morin At Big River First Nation

Canada’s Premiers will meet with National Indigenous Leaders on July 9 at the Sergeant Darby Morin Centre in Big River First Nation.

“My community is thrilled to host Premiers and National Indigenous Leaders at Big River First Nation,” Chief Bruce Morin said.  “We look forward to showcasing our hospitality and sharing our innovations during the meeting.”

The meeting will focus on priorities for advancing the well-being of Indigenous children, youth and families across Canada, as well as highlight grassroots initiatives that are making a difference in the day-to-day lives of community members.

“I am thrilled to be bringing Premiers and leaders of Canada’s National Indigenous Organizations to Big River First Nation, the first time this meeting has been held on a First Nation.” Premier Scott Moe said.  “This meeting will provide a forum for leaders to collaborate on how we can support our Indigenous families, children, and youth across the country, and how we can work to replicate successes like those of Big River First Nation in communities around Canada.”

A closing news conference is planned for the afternoon of July 9, with media availability for the hosts and National Indigenous Leaders.