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Atlantic First Nations Housing Engagement Session Summary Report

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: 

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Chiefs meeting with Environment Minister Catherine McKenna

On Wednesday, April 26, the APC arranged a meeting between Atlantic/Gaspé and the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC).  

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APC Atlantic Caucus Briefing Bulletin

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.  

APC OpED  Atlantic Caucus 

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APC Media Release - Budget 2017 Encouraging. March 22, 2017

For Immediate Release – March 23, 2017 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – Atlantic Canada’s Chiefs are encouraged by the strategic directions and investments laid out in the 2017 Federal Budget. 

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Atlantic First Nations Housing Needs Assessment - Press Release

The purpose of the Atlantic First Nations Housing Needs Assessment (AFNHNA) was to identify housing challenges and needs for First Nations communities in the Atlantic Region. The AFNHNA represents a major milestone in the First Nations effort to more effectively account for the housing challenges in the region’s communities.

Atlantic First Nations Housing Needs Assessment: Click on Link for- Brouchure

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Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office: A Model to Build On

In collaboration with the Conference Board of Canada, The Atlantic Policy Congress (APC) of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat releases report highlighting critical success factors in establishing meaningful partnerships between Atlantic First Nations and governments and corporate sectors.

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Media Release: Indigenous Economy in Atlantic Canada Exceeds $1 Billion in Annual Spending

The Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC) has completed a panprovincial assessment of the Atlantic Indigenous economy. The study titled, 1.14 Billion Strong: Indigenous Economic Performance in Atlantic Canada, consisted of collecting and analysing financial data from band operations throughout Atlantic Canada.

APCFNC Economic Impact Media Release April 27 (Français)

APCFNC Economic Impact Media Release April 27

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