AFN Regional Chief Bill Erasmus (NWT), Elder Phyllis Googoo, Hon Catherine McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada), AFN Regional Chief Isadore Day (Ont) – presenting Minister McKenna with an APC stained glass feather
Welcome to the official website for Atlantic Policy Congress (APC) of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat.
We are a Policy Research and Advocacy Secretariat for 32 Chiefs (of Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Innu, and Passamaquoddy), Nations, and Communities in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, and Maine.
On Feb 28 and March 1st, 2017, the Atlantic First Nations Housing and Infrastructure Network (AFNHIN) Housing Working Group and Atlantic Policy Congress (APC) of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat hosted a regional gathering of First Nations housing stakeholders focused on housing reform. The overall purpose of the session was to:
On Tuesday April 11, 2017, APC Co-Chairs and the Executive Director met in Ottawa with members of the Atlantic Regional Liberal Caucus on APC’s key priorities. Members of Parliament from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador were all present, and most importantly, all indicated a desire to work closely with Chiefs to make change and support priorities.