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Text   Province commits to reinvest $40 million to improve educational outcomes of First Nation students
textApril 23, 2008 - Fredericton
An important milestone in the effort to improve the educational outcomes of First Nations students in New Brunswick was achieved recently through the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Government of Canada, Government of New Brunswick, and the New Brunswick First Nations communities.
Front row from left: Chief Candice Paul, St. Mary’s First Nation; Ann Mary Simon, Bouctouche First Nation; Joanna Bernard, Madawaska Maliseet First Nation; Indian Affairs and Northern Development Minister Chuck Strahl; Minister responsible for the Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat Ed Doherty; and Education Minister Kelly Lamrock. Back row from left: Chief David Peter-Paul, Pabineau First Nation; Rebecca Knockwood, Fort Folly First Nation; Chief George Ginnish, Eel Ground First Nation; Chief Gerald Bear, Tobique First Nation; Justice and Consumer Affairs Minister T.J. Burke; Chief Jesse John Simon, Elsipogtog First Nation; Chief Everett Martin, Eel River Bar First Nation; Chief Roger Atwin, Oromocto First Nation; Chief Ken Barlow, Indian Island First Nation; Chief Paul Tomer, Kingsclear First Nation; Chief Noah Augustine, Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq First Nation; and Chief Wilbur Dedam, Esgenoôpetitj First Nation.
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