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Study: Indigenous workers receiving Canada Emergency Response Benefit payments in 2020

Press Release Released: 2022-08-03 A new study provides insights on the socioeconomic characteristics of Indigenous workers who received Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) payments between March and September 2020. The CERB program,…

End of the papal visit – An important step on the road to reconciliation, but certainly not the end

Press Release Wendake, July 29, 2022 – As Pope Francis’s visit to Canada comes to an end, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is now looking to the future…

Statement by Ministers Miller, Hajdu and Vandal at the conclusion of Pope Francis’ visit to Canada

Press Release From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Taking care: We recognize this statement may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and…

Statement by the Prime Minister on the personal apology delivered by His Holiness Pope Francis to Survivors of the residential school system in Canada

Press Release July 25, 2022 If you need someone to talk to, a National Residential School Crisis Line offers emotional support and crisis referral services for residential school Survivors and…

Tŝilhqot’in Collaborative Emergency Management Agreement reached

Press Release July 6, 2022 VANCOUVER – Strengthening support and capacity for the Tŝilhqot’in National Government and its communities to be true partners and leaders in emergency management is the…

AFN Reaches $20 B Final Settlement Agreement to Compensate First Nations Children and Families

AFN Reaches $20 B Final Settlement Agreement to Compensate First Nations Children and Families

Press Release AFN Reaches $20 B Final Settlement Agreement to Compensate First Nations Children and Families July 4, 2022 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief…

AMC Calls on the Federal Government to Utilize Funding for 24/7 Safe Spaces for Women, Girls, and Gender-Diverse People in Winnipeg

Press Release June 22, 2022 Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) calls on the Federal Government to immediately utilize the funding for several 24/7 safe…

Follow-up Hearing on the 2021 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada—Access to Safe Drinking Water in First Nations Communities—Indigenous Services Canada

Press Release 14 June 2022 Karen Hogan, Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant FCPA, Fellow Chartered Accountant FCA Auditor General of Canada Mr. Chair, thank you for this opportunity to discuss the access…

Canada must fulfill its obligation to Indigenous children says Anishinabek Nation leadership

Press Release ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (June 14, 2022) – On behalf of the Anishinabek Nation, Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe and Children’s Commissioner Ogimaa Duke Peltier have issued a…

UN Child Rights Committee issues findings on Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Greece, Iceland, Kiribati, Somalia and Zambia

Press Release GENEVA – The UN Child Rights Committee (CRC) has issued its findings on Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Greece, Iceland, Kiribati, Somalia and Zambia, the States…

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