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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade (Ottawa, ON) – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today he was honoured to accept an invitation to march in Toronto’s 37th annual Pride Parade on June 25th and he looks forward to becoming […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 20175 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Name Change for June 21: ‘National Indigenous Peoples Day’

June 21, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations Nation Chief Perry Bellegarde supports the new name for June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day – as a name consistent with the international recognition of Indigenous peoples and consistent with an AFN resolution (23/2013) calling for the name change. “I believe this small change […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 201735 Views

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National Chief Bulletin: Announcement on Initiative to Create an Indigenous Languages Act

National Chief Bulletin: Announcement on Initiative to Create an Indigenous Languages Act Announcement on Initiative to Create an Indigenous Languages Act On June 15, I participated in an announcement with the federal Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, on the co-development of an Indigenous Languages Act. This proposed legislation is aimed at revitalizing, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201717 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Commits to Action on an Indigenous Languages Act to Protect and Strengthen First Nations Languages

June 15, 2017 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Commits to Action on an Indigenous Languages Act to Protect and Strengthen First Nations Languages (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today participated in a joint announcement with the Federal Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, on […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201714 Views

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Category: HealthText afn_logosm

AFN: First Nations Health Transformation Agenda

First Nations Health Transformation Agenda June 15 2017 The First Nations Health Transformation Agenda (FNHTA) was originally conceived of in order to influence the federal/provincial/territorial (F/P/T) Health Accord negotiations. In order to ensure diverse First Nations perspectives, the AFN Health Sector sought direction from the AFN’s Chiefs Committee on Health, the National First Nations Health […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201714 Views

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Senior Research and Policy Analyst

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Assembly of First Nations Senior Research and Policy Analyst –Research & Policy Coordination Refer to competition number 2017-POL-01 Term Position – Internal/External Description: The Research and Policy Coordination Unit plays a coordinating function between policy areas within the AFN and manages several core corporate functions including: annual general assemblies, annual reporting, intergovernmental relations […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 20170 Views

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Finance Clerk

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Assembly of First Nations Finance Clerk Refer to competition number 2017-FIN-01 Full-time Internal/External Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking a detail oriented and highly organized Finance Clerk responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations. The Finance Clerk must […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 20170 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands for Gender Equality and the Elimination of Discrimination Under the Indian Act

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands for Gender Equality and the Elimination of Discrimination Under the Indian Act June 14, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stands for gender equality and is calling for a thorough and effective response to end discrimination under the Indian Act’s treatment of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201729 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Prime Minister Trudeau Sign Agreement to Ensure Progress on First Nations Priorities

June 12, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committing to regular, ongoing engagement between First Nations and the Government of Canada to ensure progress and momentum on First Nations priorities. “This commitment to meet at least three […]

by pmnationtalk on June 12, 201737 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks World Environment Day

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks World Environment Day June 5, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today marked World Environment Day, reminding everyone of the contributions First Nations have made and continue to make as stewards of the land and the need for First […]

by pmnationtalk on June 6, 201720 Views

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