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AFN TECHNICAL BULLETIN – Chronic Wasting Disease

AFN TECHNICAL BULLETIN – Chronic Wasting Disease October 1, 2019 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is providing this Bulletin to all First Nations to share some important information on an environmental health issue that is affecting deer, elk, moose and caribou. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal neurological disease that affects species in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201912 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Convenes its First Ever National Cannabis Summit – Delegates will Address Key Issues of Jurisdiction, Health, and Social and Economic Impacts

Assembly of First Nations Convenes its First Ever National Cannabis Summit – Delegates will Address Key Issues of Jurisdiction, Health, and Social and Economic Impacts (Vancouver, B.C.) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN British Columbia Regional Chief Terry Teegee addressed delegates today at the AFN’s first ever National Cannabis […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201932 Views

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Dr. Trish Rosborough

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by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201959 Views

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It’s time to STAND UP! with Murray Porter

For Immediate Release: It’s time to STAND UP! with Murray Porter (Capilano Rez, North Vancouver, B.C.) In the spirit of righteous grass roots action, “STAND UP!”, Murray Porter’s third feature album was made with honest musical labour, community loyalty and undying passions from this Bluesman’s own heart. JUNO winner for `Aboriginal Album of the Year’ […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 201941 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Supreme Court Win in Residential Schools Compensation Case “A Victory for Justice and for Survivors of the Indian Residential Schools”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Supreme Court Win in Residential Schools Compensation Case “A Victory for Justice and for Survivors of the Indian Residential Schools” (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde called today’s ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada in J.W. v. Canada (Attorney General) an important victory […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201986 Views

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AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap

AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Health Day, First Nations from across Canada gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Mental Wellness Forum.  More than 500 First Nations citizens, health providers and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201998 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Departure of Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal Caucus

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Departure of Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal Caucus April 3, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the below statement following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement to remove Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal caucus. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201999 Views

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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, 201988 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Election Victory

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Election Victory (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today congratulates NDP leader Jagmeet Singh on his electoral victory in the riding of Burnaby South, B.C. “I congratulate the NDP leader and the new Member of Parliament for Burnaby […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 201996 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, 201993 Views

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