[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text](Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief, Nova Scotia / Newfoundland Paul (PJ) Prosper will be in Halifax, NS to join Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Marc Miller at a public ceremony launching the co-development of an independent specific claims process.
November 3, 2022
1:45 to 2:45 p.m. ADT
Inn on the Lake, Halifax, N.S.
(media can view the ceremony online at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87859254388?
Regional Chief Prosper will be available to on-site media for questions following the ceremony. Specific claims deal with First Nations grievances against the Crown and arise where Canada is deemed to have failed to meet its obligations under Treaties or other agreements, or in how it has managed First Nations funds and assets. First Nations have advocated for a fully independent specific claims process for more than four decades.
Media representatives viewing the ceremony using a personal Zoom account are required to identify their name and news outlet to participate.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is a national advocacy organization that works to advance the collective aspirations of First Nations individuals and communities across Canada on matters of national or international nature and concern. Follow AFN on Twitter @AFN_Updates.
For more information please contact:
Acting Director of Communications
Assembly of First Nations