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2019 Federal Budget Provides Sustained Investments for Continued Momentum and Progress for First Nations: AFN National Chief Bellegarde

(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal budget tabled today in Ottawa includes… Read more »


NACCA’s Indigenous Business Awards of Excellence showcase Aboriginal Financial Institutions’ impact on communities

OTTAWA /CNW/ – At the inaugural Indigenous Economic Prosperity Forum, six companies were honoured with the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)… Read more »


Tŝilhqot’in Nation Calls on Supporters in Wake of Court Decision Gathering for Sacred Water planned on March 22

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation will be seeking a further injunction from the BC Court of Appeal on March… Read more »


Bow Valley College celebrates Indigenous Awareness Month with cultural and program events

CALGARY, AB – Bow Valley College’s Iniikokaan (Buffalo Lodge) Centre is hosting Indigenous Awareness this month to recognize and share the… Read more »


National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin – March 2019

Federal Legislation on Indigenous Child Welfare – Bill C-92 SUMMARY: On February 28, 2019 Indigenous Services Canada Minister Seamus O’Regan… Read more »


Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – AFN Says Coordinated Action Required to Implement Manitoba Child Advocate Report’s Recommendations

(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the report released today by the Manitoba… Read more »


B.C. approves 314 cutblocks in caribou critical habitat while negotiating conservation plans

VANCOUVER – B.C. has greenlighted the logging of 314 new cutblocks in the critical habitat of southern mountain caribou across B.C…. Read more »


“The Inter-Band Indigenous Games, the Union of Heart and Spirit” Mike Mckenzie, Chief, Innu Takuaikan mak Mani-utenam Band Council

Uashat mak Mani-utenam, March 12, 2019 – From July 5 to 14, 2019, hundreds of young members of First Nations… Read more »


National Inquiry offers support for community gatherings and events

Vancouver, March 8, 2019 — The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls today announced it is… Read more »


First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) saddened by death of former Indigenous Youth Intern in air disaster

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver:  The First Nations Leadership Council is very saddened to hear of the passing of Micah Messent… Read more »