Specific Claims – Update from Chief Vicaire

Chief Dean Vicaire is pleased to inform the community of Listuguj that  today, June 13, 2012, he brought to the Council for their consideration, a settlement offer made by Canada, in Montreal.  This settlement offer includes $64.5 million in compensation plus return of lands (“Busteed”) to Listuguj.  Chief Vicaire notes that any offer from Canada must be ratified by the community, the conditions for which must be approved by the Council, and the people, which they represent. More details of the settlement offer will be made available to the community as they become available.