Statement from Gord Johns on Huu-ay-aht Specific Claims Tribunal Decision
December 13th, 2016 - 6:00pm
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."