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AFN Press Release
OTTAWA, Dec. 9 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo welcomed the announcement today by Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada John Duncan committing the Government of Canada to work in collaboration with First Nations to improve First Nations education.
NOTE: It is interesting to see these "writers" who make their living taking hand outs from First Nation governments and other groups critizing others who live in poverty and who struggle to create opportunities in third world conditions. It would be interesting for "researchers" and writers to document the billions in hand outs that urban-based corporations and institutions get in the form of tax cuts and grants. But then it might be tough to be biting the hand that feeds them.
Dec. 6, 2010
Matthew Bramley, director of the Pembina Institute's climate change program, made the following statement in response to today's release of the annual Climate Change Performance Index, in which Canada finished in 54th place of the 57 countries evaluated:
By Andrew Bear Robe - December 6, 2010
As a First Nations person, I was disappointed by your editorial on the internal finances of First Nation communities across Canada. Your paper certainly takes a wide brush approach toward First Nation internal financial affairs based on questionable reports by the politically biased Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF).
AFN press release
OTTAWA, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - On a day recognized nationally for remembrance and action for violence against women, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo and AFN Women's Council Chair Kathleen McHugh today expressed the continued need for the Government of Canada to work with Indigenous and women's organizations to end violence against women.
HALIFAX - A unique study in Nova Scotia shows that families with children who have diabetes may not be able to provide enough safe, nutritious food, largely because of the high cost of medical supplies associated with the disease.