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MINISTERIAL ORDER

No. 2017-26

LABOUR

Office of the Minister

 

 

 

WHEREAS the Government of Canada and Treaty 8 First Nations are in the process of negotiating settlements related to agricultural benefits (Treaty 8 Agricultural Benefits Settlement Agreements);

 

AND WHEREAS, pursuant to section 1(1)(y) of Schedule 2 of the Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation (the Regulation) under the Income and Employment Supports Act, the Minister may exempt a payment received from the Government of Canada from the determination of financial resources; 

 

AND WHEREAS, pursuant to section 1(1)(n) of Schedule 1 of the Regulation, the Minister may exempt an asset that was purchased with a payment received from the Government of Canada for the purpose of determining assets;

 

I, CHRISTINA GRAY, Minister of Labour:

1.      exempt a payment received by Treaty 8 First Nation members as a result of a Treaty 8 Agricultural Benefits Settlement Agreement with the Government of Canada from the determination of financial resources; and

2.      exempt an asset purchased with a payment received by Treaty 8 First Nation members as a result of a Treaty 8 Agricultural Benefits Settlement Agreement with the Government of Canada for the purpose of determining assets.  

 

DATED at Edmonton, Alberta this 31 day of July, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


                                                                        Christina Gray

                                                                        Minister of Labour