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Assembly of First Nations Establishes COVID-19 National Task Force to Assist First Nations in Ongoing Planning and Response

Assembly of First Nations Establishes COVID-19 National Task Force to Assist First Nations in Ongoing Planning and Response (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the newly established AFN COVID-19 (C-19) National Task Force will be instrumental in helping the AFN Executive Committee and First Nations receive accurate information, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 2020157 Views

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AFN Annual General Assembly 2020 – Cancelled

AFN Annual General Assembly 2020 – Cancelled ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS BULLETIN April 30, 2020 SUMMARY:  The health and safety of First Nations and all people are the over-riding priority for the AFN National Chief and Executive Committee. The National Chief and AFN Executive Committee have made the decision to cancel the AFN 2020 Annual […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2020127 Views

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A message from the Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers

A message from the Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers Mother Earth is speaking to us in ways foretold in our prophecies. Time constantly evolves. These changes bring with it new challenges and unknown threats. There will be a time for renewal, a time we can understand unknown threats such as COVID-19. This new threat […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2020390 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Decision on Compensation for First Nation Children in Government Care

Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Decision on Compensation for First Nation Children in Government Care (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is pleased with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) decision of April 16, 2020, that provides further clarity on compensation for First Nations children unnecessarily […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 2020200 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief says Federal Announcement on First Nations Education Funding is an Important Step Towards Investing in First Nations Students and Canada’s Future

Assembly of First Nations National Chief says Federal Announcement on First Nations Education Funding is an Important Step Towards Investing in First Nations Students and Canada’s Future (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Prime Minister’s announcement today on new funds for First Nations post-secondary education is an […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2020183 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Declares State of Emergency on COVID-19 Pandemic

Assembly of First Nations Declares State of Emergency on COVID-19 Pandemic OTTAWA, March 24, 2020 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is officially declaring a State of Emergency for First Nations regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The AFN is pressing for immediate increases in funding for First Nations and full involvement in all discussions […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2020203 Views

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NC Bulletin & Executive Motion on COVID-19 State of Emergency

NC Bulletin & Executive Motion on COVID-19 State of Emergency March 24, 2020 SUMMARY: The AFN Executive Committee, led by National Chief Perry Bellegarde and comprised of Regional Chiefs from across the country, passed a motion on March 23 declaring a State of Emergency respecting First Nations and the COVID-19 pandemic. AFN leadership calls on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202091 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin – March 18, 2020 – Covid-19 and Canada’s Economic Response Plan

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin – March 18, 2020 – Covid-19 and Canada’s Economic Response Plan SUMMARY:  The Prime Minister announced on March 18 the “Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan” which includes a number of areas that directly or indirectly impact First Nations. The announcement includes $305 million for an Indigenous Communities Support […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 2020178 Views

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NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – March 13, 2020 – COVID-19 and First Nations

NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – March 13, 2020 – COVID-19 and First Nations SUMMARY:  National Chief had a conference call with Prime Minister Trudeau and federal Ministers on the COVID-19 pandemic and planning and preparedness that addresses the unique situation and needs of First Nations. National Chief emphasized the critical need for First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 2020159 Views

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Media Advisory – AFN 2020 National Housing & Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow – March 10-12, 2020

Media Advisory – AFN 2020 National Housing & Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow – March 10-12, 2020 TORONTO, March 9, 2020 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting its 4th Annual National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow from March 10-12, 2020 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, ON. Hundreds of First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2020150 Views

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