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Labrador Indigenous groups applaud upcoming federal legislation on child welfare – CBC

Innu First Nation grand chief attended assembly in Ottawa this week Dec 08, 2018 Though more details need to come out, last week’s announcement from the federal government that it will be handing control of the child welfare system to First Nations, Inuit and Mé​tis groups has Indigenous groups in Labrador applauding. “We need to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 20185 Views

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NL Child and Youth Advocate’s Message – Child & Youth Advocate NL

At the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate, we love meeting with young people and hearing their perspectives. And we find it very energizing to meet with community groups or professional groups to talk about children’s rights. As we talk about our services, we often hear “I didn’t know you did that!” So for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20189 Views

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Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario

Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2018  – Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather December 4-6, 2018 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 20189 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the new government in New Brunswick

November 30, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the new government of New Brunswick: “Under the leadership of Blaine Higgs, the Progressive Conservative Party has formed government in New Brunswick. “I recently spoke with Premier Higgs, and I look forward to working closely with the new provincial […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201814 Views

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Canada signs onto new NAFTA on sidelines of high stakes G20 summit – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 30, 2018 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina _ After much anticipation, Canada signed the revamped NAFTA in Buenos Aires on the sidelines of the high-profile G20 summit Friday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined U.S. President Donald Trump and outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at a hotel to formally sign the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201814 Views

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Atlantic First Nations urged to ‘work together’ to achieve self determination – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018 HALIFAX _ Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada need to work together to achieve self-determination, a former grand chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations said as a summit on self-governance wrapped up in Halifax Thursday. Ruth Massie said collaboration between communities and the participation of all Indigenous Peoples is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201819 Views

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Ottawa committed to advancing Mi’kmaw Nation and self governance, summit told – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 28, 2018 By Brett Bundale THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ Ottawa is committed to advancing the Mi’kmaw Nation and recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ inherent right to self-determination, a key federal official told a First Nations self-governance summit in Halifax Wednesday. Marc Miller, the parliamentary secretary to the federal Crown-Indigenous Relations minister, said treaty […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201826 Views

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Ottawa committed to advancing Mi’kmaw Nation, self governance summit told – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 28, 2018 HALIFAX _ A key federal official says Ottawa is committed to advancing the Mi’kmaw Nation, and getting Indigenous Peoples “out from under the Indian Act.” Marc Miller, the parliamentary secretary to the federal Crown-Indigenous Relations minister, told a First Nations self-governance summit in Halifax that the paternalistic constraints of the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201823 Views

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Ovide Mercredi suggests new treaty for Atlantic region First Nations at Halifax self-government summit – CBC

Co-chair of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs says new treaty not an option they’re considering Nov 27, 2018 Ovide Mercredi, a former National Chief of the Assembly of the First Nations (AFN),​ says a new treaty could be the best way for Atlantic region First Nations to achieve self-determination. He was the first […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201819 Views

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First Nations summit in Halifax focuses on self government, self determination – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 27, 2018  HALIFAX _ First Nations leaders from across Canada are gathering in Halifax today for a regional summit on self-governance, with a focus on finding a pathway to nationhood for Indigenous Peoples in the Atlantic region known as Mi’kma’ki. In a keynote address to hundreds of delegates, Assembly of First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201816 Views

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