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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Encouraged by Meeting, But Needs To See Action On Addressing Racism Within The Healthcare System

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Encouraged by Meeting, But Needs To See Action On Addressing Racism Within The Healthcare System (Ottawa, ON) – Having attended today’s emergency meeting on racism in Canada’s healthcare system, National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) said that the tragic death of Joyce Echaquan must lead to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2020111 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the lobster conflict

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the lobster conflict (Ottawa, ON) – “This conflict has been steadily escalating for more than a month. It is time for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the federal government, and the provincial government to intervene before someone gets badly injured or, possibly, killed.  This has never been a commercial […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2020115 Views

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AFN Women’s Council Call For Immediate Action To End Violence Against Indigenous Women And Girls

AFN Women’s Council Call For Immediate Action To End Violence Against Indigenous Women And Girls (Ottawa, ON) – On Sunday, vigils in honour of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) will take place across the country. These annual vigils raise public awareness and consciousness on the ongoing issue of MMIWG and helps healing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 2020150 Views

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AFN Calls for Renewal of Residential School Survivors’ Mental Health Support Program, Set to Expire End of March 2021

AFN Calls for Renewal of Residential School Survivors’ Mental Health Support Program, Set to Expire End of March 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – Today, the Assembly of First Nations released the Indian Residential School (IRS) Resolution Health Support Program Continuation Report. The report calls for the renewal of the IRS Resolution Health Support Program, due to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2020170 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

On Orange Shirt Day, AFN National Chief Bellegarde says the healing journey of Residential School Survivors must be supported

On Orange Shirt Day, AFN National Chief Bellegarde says the healing journey of Residential School Survivors must be supported September 30, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that as Canada acknowledges Orange Shirt Day and Residential School Survivors, it must be acknowledged that the healing journeys of former […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2020165 Views

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Senior Policy Analyst – Social Development

Senior Policy Analyst – Social Development Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking an experienced, highly skilled and highly motivated individual who will be responsible for researching and writing information and statistics and conducting analysis relating to First Nation child and family services. The Senior Policy Analyst will provide recommendations for policy development, interpretation […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 20200 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says Speech from the Throne continues work toward reconciliation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says Speech from the Throne continues work toward reconciliation (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations said today’s Speech from the Throne builds on the important steps initially announced in 2019, and adds new commitments to improving the lives of First Nations through better infrastructure, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2020226 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde urges governments to review recent, impartial study on how to properly fund First Nations child and family services

AFN National Chief Bellegarde urges governments to review recent, impartial study on how to properly fund First Nations child and family services (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes today’s release of a study by the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD) that outlines an effective […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2020473 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde says Nanos numbers show majority of Canadians see addressing First Nations concerns as a priority, even during a pandemic

AFN National Chief Bellegarde says Nanos numbers show majority of Canadians see addressing First Nations concerns as a priority, even during a pandemic (Ottawa, ON) – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is releasing a Nanos poll that shows support for the direction of the AFN’s advocacy and that Canadians give First Nations issues […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2020240 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde sends condolences to Old Crow, YK and the friends and family of Elder Stephen Frost.

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde sends condolences to Old Crow, YK and the friends and family of Elder Stephen Frost. (Ottawa, ON) – It is with great sadness that Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde extends his condolences to the loved ones of Elder Stephen Frost Sr. and all those who were […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2020254 Views

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