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Letter that was sent to the main federal party leaders by the Chief of the AFNQL, Ghislain Picard

August 5, 2015 Madam, Sir: The election campaign which has just begun will be a long one. Your party will therefore not be able to use the pretext of haste and lack of time to not give the issues regarding First Nations the attention they deserve. This is what the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2015538 Views

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Update, April‒June 2015: Nunivaat – Nunavik Statistics Program

Nunivaat was initiated by the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) in 2005 to establish a permanent, public and independent statistics program on the socioeconomic situation of Nunavik. Nunivaat is directed by Université Laval. RESEARCH AND RELATED ACTIVITIES Study on the Cost of Living in Nunavik – Under the Agreement on the Financing of Measures to Reduce […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015429 Views

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40 Years of Defending and Implementing our Eeyou-Eenou Treaty Rights

2015-08-04 The Grand Council of Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government Annual General Assembly will be held on August 4, 5, 6, 2015 in Ouje-Bougoumou, Eeyou Istchee Watch the Annual General Assembly livestream: https://livestream.com/accounts/8792434/CNGAnnualGeneralAssembly. NT5

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015436 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the 2015 Federal Election Must Be About “Closing the Gap” Between First Nations and Canada

  August 2, 2015 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the 2015 Federal Election Must Be About “Closing the Gap” Between First Nations and Canada (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that the federal election, now underway, is an opportunity for all Canadians to help close […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2015599 Views

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Media advisory – Société du Plan Nord

QUÉBEC CITY, July 29, 2015  – The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Minister responsible for the Plan Nord and Minister responsible for the Côte-Nord region Pierre Arcand, invite media representatives to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2015563 Views

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AFN Federal Election and Voting Information

AFN Federal Election and Voting Information First Nations Voter Information Fact Sheet   Changes to the Canada Elections Act   Changes to the Canada Elections Act mean new requirements for voting in the upcoming federal election.   Significant Changes: Elections Canada can no longer participate in “Get out the Vote” campaigns. Your Voter Information Card […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015639 Views

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Point-of-Sale System to Be Made Mandatory for Nutrition North Retailers

July 27, 2015 – Ottawa, ON) – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced that the implementation of a point-of-sale system will be made mandatory for Nutrition North Canada retailers across the North by April 1 2016. This new system will provide greater transparency […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015642 Views

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Eighth session, Item 8: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Speaker: Kenneth Deer, Indigenous World Association

2015-07-24 Joint Statement of Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee); Assembly of First Nations; Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers); First Nations Summit; First Peoples Human Rights Coalition; Indigenous World Association; Inuit Circumpolar Council; Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami; KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives; Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs EMRIP’s commitment to monitoring the implementation of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2015484 Views

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National Chief Bulletin July 2015

National Chief Bulletin July 2015 Update on the AFN 36th Annual General Assembly – July 7-9, Montréal, Québec The Assembly of First Nations 36th Annual General Assembly (AGA) took place July 7-9, 2015 in Montréal, Québec. More than 1,000 delegates and observers gathered in Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) territory to discuss key issues and plan strategies and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2015688 Views

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Joint Statement: Canada must take action on the United Nations Human Rights Committee’s Concluding Observations released today

(Ottawa, July 23, 2015) The state of human rights in Canada has seriously deteriorated since the United Nations Human Rights Committee last reviewed Canada’s record a decade ago. Today the Committee released its concluding observations and recommendations to Canada on its implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). They reflect the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015482 Views

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