Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Announcing International Legal Action Against Government of Canada


Ottawa, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 8, 2021) – WHAT: The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples holding a Virtual Zoom Press Event to announce new international legal action against the current Canadian federal government.

WHY: CAP is announcing a formal legal complaint against the current Canadian government’s discrimination against Canada’s off-reserve, Status and Non-Status Indigenous peoples based on their indigeneity. Details of the legal filing will be released and make the case that the current Canadian government is practicing discrimination.

WHO: Leadership of the Congress Of Aboriginal Peoples
National Chief, Elmer St. Pierre
National Vice-Chief, Kim Beaudin
CAP Director Chief Lorraine Augustine

WHEN & WHERE: Virtual ZOOM Press Event
Virtual Press Conference via Zoom Thursday, September 9, 2021 2 pm EDT
Media are required to pre-register for the event
Register for the virtual press conference here:

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The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples is the national voice representing the interests of Métis, status and non-status Indians, and Southern Inuit Indigenous People living off-reserve. Today, over 70% of Indigenous people live off-reserve.

For media interviews please contact:
Jessica Dawson, CAP Executive Manager and Communications
Mobile Phone 613-806-8669 email: [email protected]

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