Bill 97 - First Nations Resource Revenue Sharing Act - Notice of Hearings

Notice of Hearings

The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, a Cabinet Committee of the Province of Ontario may be at a location near you to obtain your input on:

Click here to Read Bill 97 - First Nations Resource Revenue Sharing Act, 2004

On June 14, 2004 this Bill reached Second Reading. It was referred to this Cabinet Committee. It is made up of the three Ontario parties (Liberal majority). They have been empowered to consider and report to the House, its observations, opinions and recommendations on Bill 97, based on input received from affected parties.

After these Hearings, the Committee hopes to be able to report on the Bill when the Ontario Legislature resumes in the fall of 2004

The Standing Committee’s itinerary is as follows:

  • September 20 - Sioux Lookout, Ontario - Sunset Inn - 1:00 to 6:00
  • September 21 - Mishkeegogamang First Nation - Safe House - 1:00 to 6:00
  • September 22 - Attawapiskat First Nation - Parish Hall - 1:00 to 6:00
  • September 23 - Moose Factory - Thomas Cheechoo Jr. Memorial Hall - 10:00 to 4:00 

Click here to view the poster from NAN encouraging everyone to get involved in these hearings.