Inuits in Labrador sign land claim settlement

The Labrador Inuit Association signed a $260 million (Canadian) land claim settlement on Saturday that included an official apology for a forced relocation 50 years ago.

The deal gives the Inuits ownership of two per cent of Labrador's land mass. They will co-manage some land with Labrador and will have special rights along the coast.

The Inuits also will receive $130 million in compensation, natural resource royalties and another $120 million to establish their own government.

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