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NAFTA talks concern First Nations, Waubetek GM tells Commons committee – Manitoulin Expositor

December 6, 2017

OTTAWA—Waubetek Business Development Corporation General Manager Dawn Madahbee Leach has been literally trotting the globe over the past few weeks, with stops in Dubai, New Zealand, Texas and just about every point in between—but among those recent stops was a presentation to the House of Commons International Trade Committee, which includes a lot of the people who are part of the Chapter 10 negotiating team in the recent NAFTA talks.

“It’s been a very exciting time,” admitted Ms. Madahbee Leach. “I am lucky I don’t have jet lag.” She describes her work with the trade committee as being “a very interesting project.”

Ms. Madahbee Leach said that her presentation was linked to her role with the executive committee of the National Aboriginal Economic Development Board.

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