APCFNC Federal Budget Press Release February 28, 2018
Atlantic First Nations Chiefs applaud the Federal Government’s budget priorities related to Canada’s indigenous peoples. In particular, the government’s commitment to the establishment of innovative First Nations-led service delivery models for Water and Wastewater will benefit Atlantic First Nations communities, many of whom have been facing a water crisis without access to clean and safe drinking water and wastewater.
First Nations Clean Water Initiative - Atlantic Region Breakfast
On July 10, 2017, the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat (APC) held a breakfast meeting at Dalhousie University to discuss the First Nations Clean Water Initiative -Atlantic Region (FNCWI-AR) that aims to ensure safe drinking water for First Nations communities now, and for generations to come.
APC Marks 25th Anniversary with historic signing of MOU with Ulnooweg
The Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs (APC) recently celebrated its 25th anniversary at a gathering on June 28th, 2017 that welcomed employees, Indigenous entrepreneurs, government officials, as well as business and academic partners. To mark this historic milestone APC and its long-standing partner, Ulnooweg Development Group, signed an official Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
This preliminary report discusses corporate structuring options for the perspective Atlantic First Nations Water Authority. The contents were presented at a facilitated session on May 24th, 2017. APC is welcoming your comments on this report. If you would like to share your ideas, please contact James MacKinnon at (902)-435-8021 or James.MacKinnon@apcfnc.ca
The document was developed for APC by Halifax Water in partnership Accelerator Inc.
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: