National Chief Bulletin - Federal Budget 2017

The Liberal government tabled its second federal budget on March 22. This Bulletin provides an initial assessment and analysis as well as a brief overview of the budget items of interest to First Nations. 

NATIONAL CHIEF Bulletin - December 2016 - Meeting of First Ministers and Indigenous Leaders on Climate Change

On December 9, Northwest Territories Regional Chief Bill Erasmus, Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart and myself led an AFN delegation at the First Ministers Meeting on Climate Change.  The First Ministers Meeting produced a Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, with two jurisdictions expressing concern about various elements of the Framework.

YouTube - Opening remarks by National Chief Perry Bellegarde at the 2015 Special Chiefs Assembly

Opening remarks by National Chief Perry Bellegarde at the 2015 Special Chiefs Assembly

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