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AFN National Chief Says Defeat of Bill on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Undermines Government’s Commitments to First Nations and Canadians

May 6, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says that today’s vote in the House of Commons to defeat Private Member’s Bill C-641, United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, undermines Canada’s claims to be a country that respects and acts on the human rights […]

by pmnationtalk on May 7, 2015302 Views

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Parliamentary Wrap-Up April 27 – May 1, 2015

PARLIAMENTARY WRAP-UP FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 27 – MAY 1, 2015 Updates on Key Legislation pertaining to First Nations Please note: LEGISinfo, a website maintained by the Library of Parliament, provides comprehensive information on all legislation: http://www.parl.gc.ca/LegisInfo/Home.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&ParliamentSession=41-2 Bill C-32: Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Act Passed 3rd reading in the Senate on April 22, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 2015318 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Demands RCMP and Minister Valcourt Share Information Regarding Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Demands RCMP and Minister Valcourt Share Information Regarding Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls April 10, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today expressed serious concern that the federal government and the RCMP are withholding important and sensitive information about violence against […]

by aanationtalk on April 12, 2015325 Views

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Parliamentary Wrap Up March 30 – April 2, 2015

PARLIAMENTARY WRAP-UP FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 30 – APRIL 2, 2015 Updates on Key Legislation pertaining to First Nations Please note: LEGISinfo, a website maintained by the Library of Parliament, provides comprehensive information on all legislation: http://www.parl.gc.ca/LegisInfo/Home.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&ParliamentSession=41-2 Bill C-32: Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Act Currently at 3rd reading in the Senate – completed […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2015313 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Responds to Eyford Report on Comprehensive Land Claims Policy Reform

      Assembly of First Nations National Chief Responds to Eyford Report on Comprehensive Land Claims Policy Reform April 8, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today  responded to the report by Ministerial Special Representative Douglas Eyford, “A New Direction: Advancing Aboriginal and Treaty Rights”.  The report, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2015432 Views

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