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AFN National Chief Congratulates New Prime Minister Trudeau, Looks Forward to Taking Action to Close the Gap

October 20, 2015 AFN National Chief Congratulates New Prime Minister Trudeau, Looks Forward to Taking Action to Close the Gap (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulated newly-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and said today that he is looking forward to immediate action and working together on a comprehensive, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2015446 Views

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Federal Parties Barely Pass Ontario Policy Test

October 16, 2015, Thunder Bay, ON – The four main federal parties in this year’s upcoming federal election have all received marginal passing grades when it comes to priorities in Ontario. In May 2015, Northern Policy Institute partnered with the Mowat Centre to create A Federal Economic Agenda for Ontario, which provided 32 recommendations across […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015262 Views

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OFIFC Receives Responses from Two of Four Major Political Parties Addressing Urban Aboriginal Issues

October 16, 2015, Toronto, ON – In preparation for the upcoming election this Monday, October 19, the OFIFC contacted all four major political parties requesting their leaders to respond to a questionnaire specific to urban Aboriginal issues in Ontario. Allowing for all campaigns to respond, the OFIFC has received responses from two of the four […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015277 Views

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2015 Election Questionnaire Liberal Response (Received October 16, 2015)

October 16, 2015 Let’s get informed! As the National Inuit Organization, ITK represents the close to 60,000 Inuit in Canada and, as part of that role, we circulated a questionnaire to the Federal Parties during the ongoing Federal Election with Inuit-specific questions to get their views on Inuit-specific policy issues. We committed posting the responses […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015206 Views

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On Election Day – Cast a Vote to Eliminate Poverty

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Oct. 16, 2015) – On the eve of the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Colour of Poverty-Colour of Change (COP-COC) is calling on all political parties to make the elimination of poverty a priority for the next Federal Government. COP-COC is also asking all Canadians to cast a vote on […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2015374 Views

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Harper missing on First Nations issues

Toronto – October 15, 2015 – Stephen Harper is the only federal party leader who continues to refuse the call for a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women. Meanwhile, Tom Mulcair and the NDP have committed to making First Nations issues a top priority if they form government. The NDP, the Liberals. And […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2015358 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Releases Assessment of Federal Party Election Platforms

October 15, 2015 Assembly of First Nations Releases Assessment of Federal Party Election Platforms (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today released the AFN’s assessment of federal party platforms as they relate to First Nation priorities, urging First Nation citizens to make an informed decision October 19. “We want […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2015415 Views

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Statement: Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says next government must end cycle of discrimination and the politics of race

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2015 – Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that worsening conditions for First Nations citizens are the result of a cycle of discrimination created by the Indian Act and says that Canadian voters should reject the current conservative policy approaches that perpetuate institutional racism and marginalization of First Nations on election day. The Chiefs […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2015274 Views

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Spotlight Ontario: How the Federal Parties Stack Up

A balanced assessment of the policy commitments of all three major parties from an Ontario business perspective The 2015 federal election comes at a pivotal time for Ontario. Our businesses face increasingly fierce global competition for investment, markets, and talent. Sectors of traditional strength are still recovering from the economic downturn. A series of concurrent […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2015290 Views

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Federal party leaders urged to end drinking water crisis in First Nation communities once and for all

OTTAWA, Oct. 13, 2015 – Over ninety First Nation communities and allied organizations sent an open letter to federal party leaders today urging them to prioritize funding commitments to end the drinking water crises in Indigenous communities. The letter reads, “Despite repeated pledges from the federal government to ensure clean drinking water, there are routinely […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 2015270 Views

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