The present Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) Framework Agreement sets out the ways and means that the Parties – Canada, Manitoba and the Treaty Land Entitlement Committee (TLEC), on behalf of the Entitlement First Nations – have agreed to fulfil and satisfy the outstanding land obligations arising from the Treaties between the First Nations and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada. First Nations did not receive the full amount of land that was promised to them by way of their respective Treaties. The present Agreement attempts to settle the land debt that is owed to these Entitlement First Nations under Treaties 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10. The text consists of 8 Parts as follows: Definitions and interpretation (I); Land (II); Third Party Interests (III); Financial provisions (IV); Release and indemnity (V); Implementation (VI); General provisions (VII); Schedules (VIII).
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A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867, while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically, the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across the world's longest international border. Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care, education, social services, and economic competitiveness, as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec.
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