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AFN Bulletin – IRSSA Personal Credits for Education – August 2015

  AFN Bulletin – IRSSA Personal Credits for Education – August 2 The Assembly of First Nations issues regular updates on work underway at the national office. More information can be found at www.afn.ca. Personal Education Credits – Surplus Transfer The application process for the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA) Personal Education Credit is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2015403 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Federal Election and Voting Information

Assembly of First Nations Federal Election and Voting Information First Nation voters may face significant barriers to voting in the upcoming federal election. New legislation that was passed by the federal government in 2014 (The Fair Elections Act) will make it more difficult for some First Nation citizens to prove their identity when trying to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2015295 Views

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Category: HealthText

AFN Bulletin – Non-Insured Health Benefits Joint Review

AFN Bulletin – Non-Insured Health Benefits Joint Review AFN-FNIHB Joint Review of NIHB The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) have undertaken a Joint Review of the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program with the following objectives: Enhance client access to benefits; Identify and address gaps in benefits; […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2015294 Views

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First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities

Save the Date National Chief Perry Bellegarde announces the: First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities The First Nations role in Canada’s energy future February 10-11, 2016 Vancouver, BC Fairmont Hotel Vancouver A critical event to help shape a smarter and more responsive economy! Energy options: Renewable and non-renewable Establishing policy clarity on development and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2015291 Views

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AFN National Chief Says Liberal Party Announcement on First Nations Education a Positive Start and Must Spark Commitments from All Parties

  August 13, 2015 AFN National Chief Says Liberal Party Announcement on First Nations Education a Positive Start and Must Spark Commitments from All Parties (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s announcement by Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, on First Nations education sets […]

by mmnationtalk on August 14, 2015343 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the Federal Party Leaders Debate Shows First Nations Priorities Matter and Require Greater Focus in Federal Election

  Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the Federal Party Leaders Debate Shows First Nations Priorities Matter and Require Greater Focus in Federal Election August 6, 2015 OTTAWA – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that tonight’s debate amongst the leaders of the federal political parties was an opportunity for all leaders […]

by aanationtalk on August 7, 2015278 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the 2015 Federal Election Must Be About “Closing the Gap” Between First Nations and Canada

  August 2, 2015 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the 2015 Federal Election Must Be About “Closing the Gap” Between First Nations and Canada (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that the federal election, now underway, is an opportunity for all Canadians to help close […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2015344 Views

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AFN Federal Election and Voting Information

AFN Federal Election and Voting Information First Nations Voter Information Fact Sheet   Changes to the Canada Elections Act   Changes to the Canada Elections Act mean new requirements for voting in the upcoming federal election.   Significant Changes: Elections Canada can no longer participate in “Get out the Vote” campaigns. Your Voter Information Card […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015329 Views

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National Chief Bulletin July 2015

National Chief Bulletin July 2015 Update on the AFN 36th Annual General Assembly – July 7-9, Montréal, Québec The Assembly of First Nations 36th Annual General Assembly (AGA) took place July 7-9, 2015 in Montréal, Québec. More than 1,000 delegates and observers gathered in Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) territory to discuss key issues and plan strategies and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2015379 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says UN Human Rights Committee Report More Evidence on Need to Close the Gap Between First Nations and Canada, Way Forward is Action on First Nations Rights

  July 23, 2015 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says UN Human Rights Committee Report More Evidence on Need to Close the Gap Between First Nations and Canada, Way Forward is Action on First Nations Rights (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stated that today’s five year review […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2015294 Views

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