Indigenous learning centre says it's being evicted by UCP government - 2019-12-03

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F0.png Indigenous learning centre says it's being evicted by UCP government December 3, 2019, Joey Slattery, CTV News

"On Wednesday we received a registered letter from Alberta Infrastructure telling us we've been evicted from the premises and we have to vacate before March 31st 2020," said Nechi Institute CEO Marilyn Buffalo.

Alberta's Minister of Indigenous Relations, Rick Wilson, tweeted about the situation, saying the institute had been given four months to relocate.

"This government's priority is to expand access to addiction treatment for all Albertans, especially Indigenous Albertans who are dying at a rate 4 times faster than non-Indigenous in the province," Wilson wrote. "We value the training that the Nechi Institute provides to Indigenous students but also recognize that the space currently occupied is urgently needed for the delivery of addiction treatment to Indigenous people."

Buffalo said that while the property is owned by the province, the eviction breaks a long-time agreement.

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