Speaking on CTV’s Question Period, McGuinty said that the provinces and territories are often left to shoulder the burden of conflicts over land claims.

“Overwhelmingly, provinces and territories are caught up in peacekeeping missions, trying to settle a dispute, often a dispute that predates Confederation, between the federal government and a First Nations community,” he said.

McGuinty said he places a “heavy weight” on the shoulders of Prime Minister Stephen Harper to resolve the issue…

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