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Prof says Cummins' views could cause chaos in B.C.

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The leader of B.C.'s Conservative party is clear; John Cummins says both the Liberals and the NDP in this province have it wrong, when it comes to First Nations title and rights.

He spoke Tuesday on Daybreak about aboriginal title and rights and what exactly the Supreme Court of Canada is saying on the issue.
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Mr. Cummins made a number of assertions in that interview, including the suggestion that treaty negotiations should start with the assumption that aboriginal title doesn't exist.

To get another view on what he said we have reached Doug McArthur, a professor of Public Policy and Aboriginal Policy at Simon Fraser University.

He's been involved in land claims negotiations, and is a former Deputy Minister of Aboriginal Affairs in B.C.

He told Daybreak host Chris Walker Cummins would cause chaos in B.C. if he were elected premier.
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