Elliot Lake closer towards relationship with Serpent River First Nation
Elliot Lake moves closer towards relationship with The Serpent River First Nation. Dan Marchisella, City Mayor said that it is very big step and groundbreaking resolution has been endorsed by its council at a regular meeting on Monday evening.
“At Council meeting that held at last night, City unanimously passed a resolution that indicates its support for equal partnership with Serpent River First Nation for the future rural/waterfront development within municipal borders. Wide-ranging motion supports all of the concepts of engagement and reconciliation, input into the land development within First Nation traditional territory and need to partner on equal footing with Serpent River First Nation for its regional economic development.”
“With motion in last night, we all are signaling that city recognizes value of Serpent River First Nation insight into traditional and municipal territory that have to gain working together towards sustainable developments. We all believe that the communities that they have potential to step into future as a leader of municipalities and First Nations that should work together for the mutual benefits,” said Mayor Marchisella in a release.