Statement from Gord Johns on Huu-ay-aht Specific Claims Tribunal Decision

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STATEMENT FROM GORD JOHNS ON HUU-AY-AHT SPECIFIC CLAIMS TRIBUNAL DECISION

NDP MP Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni) made the following statement:

"I am very pleased with yesterday's decision of the Specific Claims Tribunal in support of the claim by Huu-ay-aht First Nations for compensation for logging on their lands. This decision is a tribute to Huu-ay-aht leaders, over six decades, for their courage and their resolve to fairly settle this matter. I urge the government of Canada to implement this decision without delay, in the spirit of reconciliation."

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