Canada's PM chooses new Indian affairs minister
Monday, December 15, 2003

Andy Mitchell has been named Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development by new Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin.

Mitchell is a member of parliament from Ontario. He is a banker who places a priority on economic development, particularly in rural Canada. He said he would work to raise the standard of living for Aboriginals.

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs praised Mitchell's appointment.

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Manitoba chiefs welcome new federal minister (CBC 12/12)

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