Highlights from the National Chief

  • Presentation to The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security - Bill C-51

    Bill C-51 is the subject of a great deal of commentary and controversy.  First Nations have a long history in this country of dealing with… read more

  • NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN January 2015

    Greetings and happy new year to everyone across Turtle Island.  I hope that you enjoyed your holidays with friends and family.  read more

  • AFN BULLETIN December 2014

    First Nation leaders from across the country gathered for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) and National Chief Election in Winnipeg from December 9-11, 2014. … read more

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Parliamentary Relations

Following the AFN Charter and as directed by Chiefs-in-Assembly, the AFN actively engages with Parliamentarians to advocate and advance the aspirations of First Nations. In addition, the AFN monitors and directly engages on legislation which could have impacts on First Nations rights and interests. When Parliament is in session, we provide weekly summaries of activities in the House of Commons, the Senate, and committee business.

Please click here for additional information and analysis on legislation and presentations to committees.

Closing the Gap: Advancing First Nations Well-Being & Human Rights

Assembly of First Nations