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CAP wants in on national conversation

 By Marc Lalonde  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The president of a nationwide association representing the urban Indigenous population called for provincial justice ministers to boycott upcoming meetings that his association has been excluded from. He also can’t figure out why he’s being excluded from the meeting. “It doesn’t make any sense,” said Congress of Aboriginal Peoples National Chief Elmer St-Pierre, as to why his group has been shut out of high-level justice meetings with provincial and federal justice ministers. “If the provincial justice ministers were serious about supporting CAP what they could do is boycott the meetings and then there wouldn’t actually be a meeting.” St-Pierre said being excluded from high-level justice meetings is not only “disappointing, given we are one of five major nationwide Indigenous associations,” he said, but

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