Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Minister George Abbott told reporters today no decision has made as to whether there will be a formal public consultation process for the Campbell administration's proposed Recognition and Reconciliation Act. Nor has a decision been made on whether that legislation will be introduced this year or next. But Minister Abbott said New Democrat critic Bob Simpson's request to reactivate the legislature's standing committee on aboriginal affairs "may be a constructive suggestion." The following is a recording of that scrum.
June 16, 2009