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Municipalities and the Quebec Native Friendship Centre Movement Join Forces to Address Urban Aboriginal Issues

LA TUQUE, QC, Oct. 27, 2016 – Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du Québec (RCAAQ) President Christine Jean, La Tuque Mayor Normand Beaudoin, and Atikamekw Nation Great Chief Constant Awashish report their satisfaction following a October 27 provincial meeting held in La Tuque. This important meeting brought together municipalities and the Quebec Native Friendship Centre Movement, as […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 2016324 Views

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Quebec launches fund to support urban Indigenous groups – NunatsiaqOnline

October 26, 2016 “We must respond to the evolving needs” The Quebec government has made good on a promise to spend money on support programs for Indigenous communities living in the province’s cities. The province launched its Urban Aboriginal Support Program fund Oct. 17, $8.9 million over five years, to be made available to organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2016302 Views

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Conservative MP Steven Blaney joining party leadership race – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 23, 2016 16:07 QUEBEC _ Conservative MP Steven Blaney is joining the party’s leadership race. Blaney, who had already filed his nomination papers on Wednesday, made an official announcement Sunday at the annual brunch of the Conservative association in his riding of Bellechasse-Etchemins-Levis in Quebec City. Blaney, 51, was first elected in 2006. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2016322 Views

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Statement by the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on the successful conclusion of the UN’s Habitat III Summit

October 21, 2016  Gatineau, Quebec  Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, made the following statement: “As Canada’s Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and head of Canada’s official delegation, I would like to acknowledge the extreme level of collaboration and intensive discussions that led to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 21, 2016412 Views

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BR Que Libs Allegation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 21, 2016 QUEBEC – A Liberal member of the Quebec legislature is now sitting as an Independent after quitting the governing caucus last night. Premier Philippe Couillard issued a statement saying Gerry Sklavounos (SKLA’-voo-nas) stepped down from the Liberal caucus after a young woman alleged she was sexually assaulted […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2016356 Views

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AFN Presents First Nations Health Transformation Agenda During Health Ministers’ Meeting on Health Accord

AFN Presents First Nations Health Transformation Agenda During Health Ministers’ Meeting on Health Accord OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2016  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, responsible for AFN’s national health portfolio, participated yesterday in the Health Ministers’ meeting in a session on Indigenous health. Regional Chief Day was joined by Chief Tony […]

by pmnationtalk on October 21, 2016428 Views

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Mohawk Council of Kanesatake: Invitation for final session on Matrimonial Real Property on Reserves

Date: October 20th 2016 TO: Members of Kanesatake From: Amanda Simon, Certified Lands and Estates Manager Will, Estates and MRP Final Session I would like to invite community members to information and awareness session discussing Wills and Estates and Matrimonial Real Property. The date of the sessions is Wednesday November 30th 2016 being held at […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2016299 Views

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The AFNQL is reacting to the remarks made by Éric Salvail on Twitter

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 19, 2016b – The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, expresses his outrage regarding the remarks made on October 18th by Mr. Éric Salvail during his TV show “En mode Salvail” and on the show’s Twitter feed, where he compared menopause with the absence of rules on “Indian […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 2016307 Views

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Assembly of First Nations chief Perry Bellegarde sits down with the Montreal Gazette – Montreal Gazette

October 17, 2016 Perry Bellegarde offers a glimpse of what reconciliation can look like for Canada and its indigenous peoples. More than any of the legal or political victories achieved by the Assembly of First Nations since Bellegarde was elected national chief in 2014, it was a recent visit with a group of schoolchildren that gave him a sense […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2016381 Views

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Quebec to increase funding for urban First Nations communities – Montreal Gazette

October 17, 2016 Quebec’s homeless aboriginal population is approaching crisis levels, indigenous experts say. About half of the province’s 100,000 indigenous people now live in urban centres and many are falling between the cracks. In Montreal, a 2015 survey found that while aboriginal people account for 1.6 per cent of the city’s population, they make up […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2016368 Views

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