Amending Agreement Pertaining to the Agreement to Support the Success of First Nations Students

Between

First Nations Education Council, represented by Ghislain Picard, Chief of the Assembly of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador,

And

the Government of Quebec, represented by the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports, the Minister responsible for Higher Education, the Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs and the Minister responsible for Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie,

And

Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Hereinafter called "the Parties"

WHEREAS on May 4, 2012, the Parties entered into the Agreement to Support the Success of First Nations Students (hereinafter "the Agreement");

WHEREAS the term of the Agreement is five years and will expire on May 3, 2017;

WHEREAS article 15 of the Agreement stipulates that "six (6) months before the expiry of this Agreement, the Parties may decide to renew it";

WHEREAS the Parties wish to continue to collaborate with each other by extending the Agreement in order to ensure the academic success of First Nations students.

THE PARTIES AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties have signed this agreement in five copies.

FOR THE FIRST NATION MEMBERS OF THE FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION COUNCIL:

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Ghislain Picard
Chief of the Assembly of the First Nations of
Quebec and Labrador

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Date

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEBEC:

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Sébastien Proulx
Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports

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Date

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Hélène David
Minister responsible for Higher Education

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Date

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Geoffrey Kelley
Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs

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Date

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Jean-Marc Fournier
Minister responsible for Canadian Relations and
the Canadian Francophonie

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Date

FOR HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA:

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Carolyn Bennett
Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

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