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AFN BULLETIN – 2018 Federal Budget

AFN BULLETIN – 2018 Federal Budget February 2018 Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the federal budget speech in the House of Commons on February 27, 2018. The federal budget reflects the priorities and future direction of the federal government. For this reason, National Chief Perry Bellegarde AFN representatives and officials work to ensure there […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 201820 Views

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Budget 2018 Makes Essential Investments in First Nations Children and Investments to Strengthen First Nations Governments

Budget 2018 Makes Essential Investments in First Nations Children and Investments to Strengthen First Nations Governments February 27, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s federal budget marks the third year of continued, sustained investment in First Nations. These investments provide greater safety and security for First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201819 Views

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Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – Murder Trial Verdict Another Severe Setback for Justice and Reconciliation

February 22, 2018 Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – Murder Trial Verdict Another Severe Setback for Justice and Reconciliation (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s verdict finding Raymond Cormier not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine is a shock and another profound disappointment for […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 201857 Views

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Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – Murder Trial Verdict Another Severe Setback for Justice and Reconciliation

February 22, 2018 Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – Murder Trial Verdict Another Severe Setback for Justice and Reconciliation (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s verdict finding Raymond Cormier not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine is a shock and another profound disappointment for […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 201823 Views

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Controller Refer to competition number 2018-FIN-01 Internal/External Competition Description: The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is seeking a highly skilled individual who will hold the responsibility for managing the overall financial operations of Assembly of First Nations, and will provide accurate information to the Chief Financial Officer including analysis, budgeting, forecasting and preparing financial reports. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 20180 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says New Approach for Rights Implementation Essential, First Nations Engagement Crucial

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says New Approach for Rights Implementation Essential, First Nations Engagement Crucial (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau of a new approach to rights recognition and implementation to be developed “in full partnership” with First Nations, including new mechanisms […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201831 Views

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Proposed Changes to Environmental Assessments Welcomed, Continued Engagement with First Nations Required

February 8, 2018 Proposed Changes to Environmental Assessments Welcomed, Continued Engagement with First Nations Required  (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed proposed new legislation on environmental assessments, stating that with full and effective engagement with First Nations the AFN will seek every opportunity to further improve it prior […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201845 Views

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Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples February 8, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the following statement following the second reading of Bill 262 – […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201826 Views

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Immediate Relief Essential in Moving Forward on Child Welfare Reform; CHRT Issues Fourth Ruling to Canada

February 1, 2018 Immediate Relief Essential in Moving Forward on Child Welfare Reform; CHRT Issues Fourth Ruling to Canada (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today said immediate relief for First Nations children and families must be the next urgent step in child welfare reform, and the Government of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201839 Views

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United Effort, Prevention are Keys to Fixing First Nations Child Welfare Systems National Chief Bellegarde Advises Emergency Meeting

United Effort, Prevention are Keys to Fixing First Nations Child Welfare Systems National Chief Bellegarde Advises Emergency Meeting January 29, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following a two-day emergency meeting of federal, provincial and territorial governments and First Nation, Métis and Inuit leaders and experts, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said there […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201831 Views

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