SRSS Feed

Newswire

Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Government ‘repeat offender’ when it comes to First Nations kids – APTN

December 5, 2019 The new Indigenous services minister was introduced to the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) this week. And Marc Miller promised that Canada would compensate children in care in due course. “We have that track record with respect to the Indian Day School settlements, the residential school settlements and the Sixties Scoop.” But […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20193 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Cautiously Optimistic in Advancing First Nations Priorities in Speech from the Throne

(Ottawa, December 5, 2019) Early this afternoon, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, delivered the Speech from the Throne opening the first Session of the 43nd Parliament of Canada. “We are pleased that Canada intends to continue “walking the road of reconciliation”, and we remain cautiously optimistic that we will […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20193 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Reconciliation ‘must continue’: Indigenous peoples a key focus of Throne Speech – The Globe and Mail

The Liberal government laid out Thursday that reconciliation with Indigenous people remains one of its core priorities while it recognized the road will be long. Reconciliation “must continue,” Governor-General Julie Payette said Thursday in reading the Throne Speech, which officially opens a new session of Parliament and puts forward goals and directions of the government. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20193 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

MNC Applauds Throne Speech To Open 43rd Parliament

December 5, 2019, Ottawa, ON – The Métis National Council (MNC) is applauding the contents of the latest Federal Throne Speech, delivered by Governor General, Julie Payette. “Much like his choice of cabinet appointments, this throne speech shows that Prime Minister Trudeau is committed to unity and bringing people in this country together,” said MNC […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20193 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Jody Wilson-Raybould to push for Indigenous rights recognition framework – CBC

First Nations leaders honour Independent MP in ceremony following close of AFN special assembly Dec 06, 2019 After the closing Thursday of the Assembly of First Nations annual December meeting In Ottawa, Jody Wilson-Raybould, a former federal justice minister and AFN regional chief, was honoured by First Nations leaders during a ceremony that saw her […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20193 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

The Daily Friday, December 6, 2019

December 6, 2019 Labour Force Survey, November 2019 After holding steady in October, employment fell by 71,000 (-0.4%) in November. The unemployment rate rose by 0.4 percentage points to 5.9%. Continue reading Production of principal field crops, November 2019 Canadian farmers reported producing more wheat, barley and oats in 2019, while canola, corn for grain […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20195 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

After UNDRIP, MMIWG commitments, attention turns to throne speech for hint of what comes next – APTN

December 5, 2019 When National Chief Perry Bellegarde took to the stage to address the delegation to close the 2019 Assembly of First Nations special chiefs assembly in Ottawa, he urged everyone to lay down tobacco on January 1st, 2020 to signal a new decade of progress for scores of Indigenous children across Canada. At […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20193 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

Morning Brief: First Question Period of 43rd Parliament set for today – iPolitics

Dec 6, 2019 Good morning, readers. The Lead The first Question Period of the 43rd Parliament will be held later today. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, along with the other party leaders, will make statements in the House of Commons this morning on the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique Montréal shooting. Trudeau will then attend […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20193 Views

Read More
Assembly of First NationsText

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says Speech from the Throne is an Opportunity to Maintain Momentum with New Government

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says Speech from the Throne is an Opportunity to Maintain Momentum with New Government OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2019  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s Speech from the Throne opening the 43rd Parliament is an opportunity to maintain momentum and progress for First Nations. “Today’s Speech […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 20196 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

AFN Special Chiefs Assembly Draws Indigenous, Federal and Provincial Leaders Together to Conduct Urgent Business

(Algonquin Anishnaabeg Territory/Ottawa, Ont., Dec. 5, 2019) – Regional Chief Terry Teegee and BC First Nations leaders travelled to unceded Alqonquin territory this week to address urgent business at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly held Dec. 3rd to 5th. Top priorities discussed included fisheries – the Big Bar slide event, federal […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 20195 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More