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Ontario First Nations sign self-education agreements with federal, provincial governments

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 2:38 PM | By Ian Burns

An Ontario First Nations group has signed an agreement with the federal government that is being called the largest education self-governance agreement in the nation.

 

Suzanne Stewart, Ontario Institute for Studies in EducationThe federal government and the Anishinabek Nation, representing 23 of its member First Nations from across Ontario, signed the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement Aug. 16, which recognized Anishinabek control over education on reserves from junior kindergarten to Grade 12. The agreement is the first of its kind in Ontario and is the largest...