An agreement in principle achieved between the federal and Ontario governments and the Algonquin and Innu is considered by many as a major milestone marking Ontario’s first modern-day treaty. But not everyone is delighted by the agreement, which may yet take years to finalize. “It’s about reconciliation. Essentially, what we’re trying to do is reconcile 250 years of history,” explains Bob Potts, a litigator and partner at Blaney McMurtry LLP, who has included aboriginal law in his work for the past 30 years.
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