Budget 2024 Leaves a Long Way to Go for First Nations, says AFN National Chief Woodhouse Nepinak

Published: May 21, 2024Press Release
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AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Attends World Intellectual Property Organization’s Diplomatic Conference

Published: May 21, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(May 21, 2024 – Geneva, Switzerland) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak is in Geneva, Switzerland, this week to attend the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Diplomatic Conference on Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Welcomes Dedicated Funding for First Nation Students with National School Food Program

Published: May 17, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(May 17, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak issued the following statement alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to welcome the announcement of dedicated funding for First Nation students…

CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS: 2nd NOTICE – AFN Annual General Assembly Palais des Congrès, Montréal, Québec July 9-11, 2024

Published: May 17, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
TO: All Chiefs, PTOs, Tribal Councils, AFN Staff FROM: AFN Resolutions Committee DATE: May 17, 2024 – 2nd notice RESOLUTIONS are the essential mechanism by which First Nations provide specific direction to the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). Resolutions should…

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Bulletin – Federal Budget 2024, Fairness for Every Generation

Published: May 16, 2024BulletinRead the Story
The Assembly of First Nations issues regular updates on work underway at the national office. More information can be found at www.afn.ca. Summary: On April 16, 2024, the Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, delivered Budget 2024,…

A/CEO Letter to Chiefs – 60 Days Notice for Proposed Amendments to the Charter

Published: May 10, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
May 10, 2024 Letter to all First Nations: In accordance with Article 27 of the Charter, I am pleased to provide you with a written 60 days’ notice regarding proposed amendments to the Charter that will be presented during the…

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Reaffirms Call for the Withdrawal of Bill C-53

Published: May 07, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(May 7, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is reaffirming its call for the immediate withdrawal of Bill C-53, An act respecting the recognition of certain Métis governments in Alberta, Ontario, and…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Calls for Equitable Funding and Control in First Nations Emergency Management

Published: May 06, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(May 6, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, is marking Emergency Preparedness Week by calling for urgent enhanced capacity support for First Nations. "First Nations are critical to…

Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Appointment of Modern Treaty Commissioner

Published: May 06, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(May 6, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak and AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek welcome the historic announcement by the Government of Canada to create an independent…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Calls for National Action for MMIWG2S+ on Red Dress Day

Published: May 05, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(May 5, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak joined First Nations Survivors, families, and communities across Turtle Island to observe Red Dress Day to honour Missing and…

CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS: 1st NOTICE – AFN Annual General Assembly – Palais des Congrès, Montréal, Québec – July 9-11, 2024

Published: May 03, 2024BulletinRead the Story
TO: All Chiefs, PTOs, Tribal Councils, AFN Staff FROM: AFN Resolutions Committee DATE: May 3, 2024 – 1st notice RESOLUTIONS are the essential mechanism by which First Nations provide specific direction to the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). Resolutions should…
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