Today's News


AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says Speech from the Throne is an Opportunity to Maintain Momentum with New Government

(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s Speech from the Throne opening the… Read more »


Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence… Read more »


Making electricity more efficient and affordable for remote Indigenous communities

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is launching the Remote First Nations Energy Efficiency Pilot Program to make electricity more… Read more »


First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 3-5 in Ottawa, Ontario

(Ottawa, ON) — Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders and Knowledge Keepers, women, youth and other delegates are set to… Read more »


Mitchell resigns as First Minister

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe announced today that Kate Mitchell has tendered her resignation as First Minister and Minister of Nunatsiavut… Read more »


HOPE, INCLUSION AND ACCESS TO EDUCATION: VIU PRESIDENT SHARES VISION AT INSTALLATION EVENT

SUMMARY: Dr. Deb Saucier, VIU President and Vice-Chancellor since July 2019, was formally endowed with the powers and responsibilities of… Read more »


Assembly of First Nations in Court to Challenge Government’s Attempt to Overturn Human Rights Tribunal Ruling on Compensation for First Nations Children and Families

(Ottawa, ON): The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is in federal court on Monday, November 25 to oppose the federal… Read more »


Assembly of First Nations in Court to Challenge Government’s Attempt to Overturn Human Rights Tribunal Ruling on Compensation for First Nations Children and Families

(Ottawa, ON): The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is in federal court on Monday, November 25 to oppose the federal… Read more »


Illusuak Cultural Centre officially opens

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe, along with members of the Nunatsiavut Government, elders and youth from each of the five Labrador… Read more »


Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Congratulates New Federal Cabinet Ministers

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 congratulates newly announced Federal Cabinet Ministers and looks forward to… Read more »