8/27/15 Assembly of First Nations Congratulates FSIN and Government of Saskatchewan on Memorandum Agreement on First Nations Education
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulated the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) and the government of Saskatchewan on the signing of their Memorandum Agreement yesterday on First Nations education that recognizes and respects their respective obligations and responsibilities to improve education for First Nations students and moves toward First Nations control of First Nations education in Saskatchewan.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) have undertaken a Joint Review of the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program with the following objectives
Assembly of First Nations Congratulates Chiefs of Ontario and Government of Ontario on Political Accord
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulated the Chiefs of Ontario (COO), Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day and the government of Ontario on the signing of their Political Accord earlier today, affirming a commitment to work together within a government-to-government relationship that will frame joint priorities and actions.
08/06/15 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the Federal Party Leaders Debate Shows First Nations Priorities Matter and Require Greater Focus in Federal Election
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that tonight’s debate amongst the leaders of the federal political parties was an opportunity for all leaders to explain how the Government of Canada would work to close the gap in the quality of life between First Nations and Canada and while there was discussion of some First Nations issues much more focused dialogue and attention is needed.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the 2015 Federal Election Must Be About “Closing the Gap” Between First Nations and Canada
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that the federal election, now underway, is an opportunity for all Canadians to help close the gap in the quality of life between First Nations people and the rest of Canada.