The head of the Assembly of First Nations says he wants to see the results of historic talks with the federal government reflected in the next budget. National Chief Shawn Atleo says areas such as education need urgent attention, and not just in order to benefit first-nations communities. He says the economic future of Canada depends on it and that’s something Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government believe as well.

First nations and the Conservative government emerged from talks on Tuesday with a commitment to renew their relationship by addressing a number of long-standing concerns…

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