National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Congratulates Quebec’s 1st First Nation Lieutenant-Governor, Manon Jeannotte

Published: Feb 16, 2024Press Release
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AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak calls for full implementation of National Encampments Response Plan recommendations

Published: Feb 16, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
February 16, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak welcomed the release of the Federal Housing Advocate’s final report of her review of homelessness encampments as a human rights…

AFN BULLETIN – February 12, 2024 – Supreme Court of Canada Ruling on an Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth, and families

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Supreme Court of Canada Ruling The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) released its decision on February 9, 2024, regarding the constitutionality of An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Children, Youth, and Families (the “Act”). The SCC held that…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Welcomes Historic Supreme Court of Canada Decision on An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Published: Feb 09, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(February 9, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak welcomed the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Urges Consultation with First Nations on Chalk River Radioactive Waste Facility

Published: Jan 29, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(January 29, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, is expressing concern following the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) recent approval of a landfill site for nuclear…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Statement on Education

Published: Jan 26, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(January 26, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Following this week’s United Nations International Day of Education, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak issued a statement regarding First Nations education and the upcoming federal…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Acknowledges the Contributions of the Honourable David Lametti

Published: Jan 26, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(January 26, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak acknowledges the contributions made by Honourable David Lametti, Member of Parliament for LaSalle-Émard-Verdun and former Minister of Justice and…

National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Congratulates Quebec’s 1st First Nation Lieutenant-Governor, Manon Jeannotte

Published: Jan 17, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
January 17, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, extends her congratulations today to Manon Jeannotte on her appointment as the new Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec. This appointment marks…

AFN National Chief Woodhouse Offers Condolences to James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon

Published: Jan 17, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(January 17, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, ON.) – As the public inquiry into the tragic events at James Smith Cree Nation and the nearby community of Weldon, Saskatchewan begin this week, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief…

National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Meets with Governor General Mary Simon

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(Ottawa, Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse met with Her Excellency, the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, on January 10, 2024. The meeting was an opportunity for National Chief…

National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Congratulates Lily Gladstone on Historic Golden Globes Achievement

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(Ottawa, Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse offered her congratulations to actress Lily Gladstone for their Golden Globes award for Best Female Actor in a Drama in the film, “Killers of the…
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