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At committee: Mi’kmaq treaty fishing rights, Nuctech embassy security contract and systemic racism in policing – iPolitics

Nov 18, 2020

Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan heads to FISHERIES AND OCEANS to discuss Mi’kmaq treaty fishing rights, with a full contingent of senior officials, including Deputy Minister Timothy Sargent, also expected to be in attendance. (3:30 – 5:30 PM)

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS members are set to begin reviewing the controversial decision to award a $6.8 million contract to provide security equipment to Canadian embassies to Beijing-based Nuctech, a company with close ties to the Chinese government, with a briefing from Communications Security Establishment director-general Michele Mullen, who will appear alongside officials from public works and foreign affairs. (3:30 – 5:30 PM)

Over at PUBLIC SECURITY, MPs continue to examine systemic racism in policing with testimony from the National Association of Friendship Centres, the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat and Michèle Audette, who previously served as head of the Native Women’s Association of Canada. (3:30 – 5:30)

Read More: https://ipolitics.ca/2020/11/18/at-committee-mikmaq-treaty-fishing-rights-nuctech-embassy-security-contract-and-systemic-racism-in-policing/