By Jeff Pelletier Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A Quebec cabinet minister plans to table an Indigenous language protection bill this year, and he wants Nunavut’s help. Ian Lafreniere, the minister responsible for relations with the First Nations and Inuit, said he will soon begin consultations on the legislation with Indigenous leaders and organizations in Quebec. But after his first visit to Nunavut this week, which included a meeting with Premier P.J. Akeeagok in Iqaluit, Lafreniere said he’s also looking for insight from outside Quebec. “We agreed to work together on this to see how we can share best practices, what we can do in Quebec,” Lafreniere said in a phone interview with Nunatsiaq News. “I think it’s the beginning of a real good partnership.” The
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