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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach (Ottawa, ON) – Following the introduction of federal legislation on Indigenous child welfare today in Parliament, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that First Nations children are the first priority […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2019133 Views

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AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Priorities Meeting

January 23, 2019 On January 14, 2019, the National Chief, members of the Executive Committee and other Chiefs met with Prime Minister Trudeau and members of his Cabinet as part of the AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Priorities. The Prime Minister and the National Chief co-chaired this meeting, the first of three meetings that […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2019152 Views

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Government of Canada and Assembly of First Nations announce new policy and funding approach for First Nations K-12 education on reserve

Government of Canada and Assembly of First Nations announce new policy and funding approach for First Nations K-12 education on reserve January, 21, 2019 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, ON, Indigenous Services Canada New approach takes effect April 1, 2019, supports First Nations control of First Nations education, and ensures more predictable and sufficient funding.  […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2019125 Views

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First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada’s Priorities – AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle

First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada’s Priorities – AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to today’s federal cabinet shuffle stating continued commitment and progress on First Nations priorities is critical to moving forward and closing the gap between First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019133 Views

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Register Online now for The 2nd Annual AFN National Water Sympoium and Tradeshow

REGISTER ONLINE NOW FOR THE  2ND ANNUAL AFN NATIONAL WATER SYMPOSIUM AND TRADESHOW Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting 2nd Annual AFN National Water Symposium and Tradeshow on February 26-28, 2019, at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Online registration is now available! Also, on the updated Symposium webpage at […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2018156 Views

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Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario

Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2018  – Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather December 4-6, 2018 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2018117 Views

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AFN National Chief Says Fall Fiscal Update Underscores Need for Sustained Investment to Close the Gap and will Flag Priorities at First Ministers Meeting

AFN National Chief Says Fall Fiscal Update Underscores Need for Sustained Investment to Close the Gap and will Flag Priorities at First Ministers Meeting November 22, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following yesterday’s Fall Fiscal Update released by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says commitments and investments in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2018125 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on Introduction of Bill 22: An Act for Strong Families Building Stronger Communities

Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on Introduction of Bill 22: An Act for Strong Families Building Stronger Communities Today, the Provincial Government introduced Bill 22: An Act for Strong Families Building Stronger Communities in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, which would significantly alter First Nations child welfare care off-reserve within the province. October 31, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2018140 Views

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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2018148 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on the Mikisew Cree First Nation V. Canada Supreme Court Decision

STATEMENT FROM REGIONAL CHIEF MARLENE POITRAS ON THE MIKISEW CREE FIRST NATION V. CANADA SUPREME COURT DECISION The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on the application of the Duty to Consult doctrine and if it can be applied to the federal legislation-making process. The case originates from Mikisew Cree First Nation’s challenge of the 2012 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018110 Views

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