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James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement-in-Principle

Category: Agreement
Date: 15 November 1974
Sub Category:Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement (Canada) | Agreement-in-Principle (AIP) (Canada)
Location:Northern Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Subject Matter:Collaboration / Partnership | Land Settlement
Summary Information:
The James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement-in-Principle was signed on 15 November 1974 between the Governments of Canada and Quebec, the Cree and Inuit of Northern Quebec and the Quebec Hydro-Electric Commission. The agreement, negotiated over two years sets out the foundations for arriving at a final agreement that was completed in 1975.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and Complementary Agreements
  • Agreement Respecting the Implementation of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement
  • Nunavik Inuit Marine Region Agreement-in-Principle 2002
  • Organisation
  • Government of Quebec - Signatory
  • Government of Canada - Signatory
  • Hydro-Quebec - Signatory
  • Grand Council of the Crees - Signatory
  • Northern Quebec Inuit Association - Signatory
  • Nunavik Commission
  • People
  • Inuit of Canada
  • Cree Indians
  • Nunavik Inuit

  • References

    Book Chapter
    Palmer, L, Tehan, M, (2006) 'Shared Citizenship and Self-Government in Canada: A Case Study of James Bay and Nunavik (Northern Quebec)', in Langton, Mazel, Palmer, Shain, Tehan (eds), Settling with Indigenous People: Modern treaty and agreement-making (The Federation Press, 2006).
    Media Release
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2002) News Release: Offshore Agreement-inPrinciple Signed with Nunavik Inuit
    Resource
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2002) Nunavit Inuit Marine Region Agreement-in-Principle
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2002) Fact Sheet: Nunavik Inuit Marine Region Agreement-in-Principle
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2002) Backgrounder: Nunavit Inuit Marine Region Agreement-in-Principle
    Nadine Fabbi (2003) Nunavik - Inuit Homeland in Québec
    Secretariat aux Affaires Autochtones du Quebec (1999) The Quebec Government Creates the Nunavik Commission

    Glossary

    Agreement-in-Principle (AIP) (Canada) | Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement (Canada)

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