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Ottawa, Dec 29 (Canadian-Media): Clifford Bull, the former Chief of Lac Seul First Nation, had been appointed by the Ontario's Government for the People as a special advisor on Indigenous Affairs, media reports said.
During his tenure as Chief of Lac Seul First Nation from 2006 to 2018, Bull was successful in building the community into a regional economic leader.
Bull would reportedly advise Minister of Indigenous Affairs Greg Rickford on economic and social and jurisdictional issues affecting Indigenous communities as well as serve as a liaison on behalf of Premier Doug Ford and Minister Rickford with Indigenous communities,
"Clifford Bull has a long history of leadership within his community, working with other First Nation leaders...industry and municipalities," said Rickford and added, "He has a proven track record...to achieve common goals...will help create meaningful opportunities to strengthen the relationship between Indigenous communities and Ontario."
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)