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Site C Dam Decision “Disappointing and Completely Contrary to Reconciliation” says AFN National Chief Bellegarde

Site C Dam Decision “Disappointing and Completely Contrary to Reconciliation” says AFN National Chief Bellegarde (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s decision by B.C. Premier John Horgan to move forward with the Site C dam project is a major setback to reconciliation. First Nations will continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 20173 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding Meeting on Joint Priorities and UN Declaration Update

NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding Meeting on Joint Priorities and UN Declaration Update On November 20th, a delegation that included members of the AFN Executive, First Nations Chiefs, regional leadership, Elders and myself met with federal cabinet ministers to discuss joint priorities. This meeting occurred under the AFN-Canada MOU on Joint Priorities, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 20174 Views

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Category: GeneralAudio

NationTalk Scene @ AFN Special Chief’s Assembly, National Chief Perry Bellegrade

Opening Remarks from National Chief Perry Bellegrade at the 2017 Special Chiefs Assembly where he discusses new opportunities that will grow strong sustainable communities by strengthening services for all First Nations across Canada. Please visit www.afn.ca

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201721 Views

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Critical Federal Programs Failing First Nations Citizens: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Auditor General’s Fall 2017 Report

Critical Federal Programs Failing First Nations Citizens: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Auditor General’s Fall 2017 Report November 22, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Auditor General of Canada’s fall 2017 report released yesterday shows that programs and services that are essential for the wellbeing […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 201715 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on the Proposed Amendment to Bill S-3

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on the Proposed Amendment to Bill S-3 (Ottawa, ON) – “This move to eliminate one form of discrimination within the Indian Act is a positive step for First Nations women and girls and for all First Nations families. It is an essential step for a government that pledges both […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201728 Views

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2016 Census Demonstrates Urgency of First Nations Priorities, says AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde

2016 Census Demonstrates Urgency of First Nations Priorities, says AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde OTTAWA, Oct. 25, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s release of census information by Statistics Canada demonstrates the urgent need to invest in a young and rapidly growing First Nations population, which increased by […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201729 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN British Columbia Regional Chief Terry Teegee

October 13, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today congratulated the new AFN British Columbia Regional Chief Terry Teegee who was elected yesterday at the AFN B.C. 14th Annual General Meeting in Vancouver. “I want to congratulate AFN B.C. Regional Chief Terry Teegee – Maxweeum Tsimghee – on […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201730 Views

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NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – Update on First Ministers’ Meeting

NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – Update on First Ministers’ Meeting October 5, 2017 On October 3, a delegation from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Premiers of all of the provinces and territories, with the exception of Brad Wall of Saskatchewan, who was represented by Don Morgan, the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 201749 Views

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Registration Now Open! AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30-November 1, 2017

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30 – November 1, 2017 Greetings, Please be advised that registration is now open for the Assembly of First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow:  Moving Towards First Nations Care and Control of Housing & Infrastructure will be taking place October […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201723 Views

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Category: CourtsText

Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay

Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 25, 2017   – Today in Thunder Bay the lawsuit filed by the Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations against Canada and Ontario will commence at the Thunder Bay Court House. In September 2014 the Robinson-Huron Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201731 Views

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