Peguis First Nation set to open Winnipeg’s 2nd urban reserve – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201831 Views

Agreement between First Nation, city reached ‘through the lens of reconciliation’

Jul 09, 2018

Peguis First Nation will establish an urban reserve in Winnipeg following an agreement with the city in the spirit of reconciliation.

The community is located roughly 150 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, but its urban reserve, the second of its kind in the city, will be set up at 1075 Portage Ave.

“The parties have participated in a lengthy negotiation spanning several years, and the proposed MDSA (Municipal Development and Services Agreement) is the result of a great deal of discussion, review and analysis of common and best practices across Canada, but more importantly, through the lens of reconciliation,” according to the report to be presented to the executive policy committee on Wednesday.

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