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Senior Arctic Officials’ Meeting Advances Arctic Council Agenda

Representatives from the eight Arctic States and the Permanent Participants (six organizations representing Arctic Indigenous peoples) met in Anchorage, Alaska on October 20-22, 2015 to advance the work of the Arctic Council. This first plenary meeting of the Council during the U.S. Chairmanship (2015-2017) addressed: The Council’s work on black carbon and methane; Adaptation to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2015448 Views

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Federal Election: The AFNQL congratulates the new elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and reminds him of his commitments

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 20, 2015 – During the federal election of October 19, 2015, Canada answered the national call for a significant change. The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador congratulates the newly Prime Minister elect, Mr. Justin Trudeau, for his significant victory. The Chief of the AFNQL, Ghislain Picard, requests of the Liberal Party of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2015488 Views

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Media Advisory – Results Available Once Counting of Ballots is Completed

October 16, 2015 Preliminary results from the 42nd general election will be published on elections.ca as soon as they become available. The unofficial voter turnout results will also be displayed in real time throughout the night. As per the changes recently introduced to the Canada Elections Act, preliminary results may now be broadcast as soon as they […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015535 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, 2015588 Views

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Estimate of Turnout at Advance Polls Now Available

Gatineau, Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Marc Mayrand has released the estimated number of electors who voted on the four advance voting days in the federal general election now underway, from Friday, October 9 to Monday, October 12. According to the preliminary figures, some 3.6 million electors voted at the advance polls in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 2015502 Views

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The AFNQL calls on the Department of Aboriginal Affairs to become the Department of Relations with First Nations

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 14, 2015 – As the electoral campaign enters its last week before the vote on October 19, 2015, it will be essential for the newly-elected government to restore the bond of trust with the leaders of First Nations. The AFNQL considers that beyond the promises made by the parties to address the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2015432 Views

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Elections Canada Offices at Select Campuses, Friendship Centres and Community Centres

Pilot project offered an additional opportunity to register and vote Gatineau, Tuesday, October 13, 2015 This general election, Elections Canada launched a pilot project to open temporary offices at select campuses, Friendship Centres and community centres across the country. From October 5 to 8, the temporary offices were open to all electors, offering them another way to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 2015495 Views

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Deadline Approaches to Vote by Mail or at an Elections Canada Office

October 9, 2015 Electors who are away from their electoral district during advance polls or on election day can vote by mail or in person at an Elections Canada office in any of the 338 federal electoral districts across the country, but they must act before 6:00 p.m. on October 13. Voting at an Elections Canada office: Electors who […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2015583 Views

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The Quebec Government’s Health and Social Services Network – The First Nations Are Well Represented Among the Boards of Directors

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 8, 2015 – Recently, the Minister of Health and Social Services, Mr. Gaétan Barrette, announced the appointment of four First Nations people to the boards of directors of the Centres intégrés de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS), the Centres intégrés universitaires de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) as well as non-incorporated […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 2015464 Views

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AFN National Chief Says NDP Indigenous Platform Reflects First Nations Priorities Building on a Nation-to-Nation Relationship

AFN National Chief Says NDP Indigenous Platform Reflects First Nations Priorities Building on a Nation-to-Nation Relationship ENOCH CREE NATION, AB, Oct. 8, 2015– Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said the New Democratic Party’s Indigenous platform, “Our Commitment to Indigenous Communities”, released yesterday by leader Thomas Mulcair at the AFN’s Open Forum […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 2015600 Views

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