I call the meeting to order.
Welcome to the 34th meeting of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs.
We are gathered here today on the unceded territory of the Algonquin/Anishnaabe nation.
I would now like to welcome our witnesses, the committee members and members of the public who have joined us this afternoon.
I’d like to now welcome the witnesses who have joined us this afternoon as we continue to study Bill C-29 at committee stage.
With us today are Mr. Ellis Ross, a member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, who is with us in person, and Chief Willie Sellars, Williams Lake First Nation.