Shawn Atleo missed the magic 60 per cent mark for re-election by three votes on the second ballot, sending chiefs to the polls of a third time Wednesday in the election for national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
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A prominent Iranian-Canadian human rights activist and wife of Defence Minister Peter MacKay says she “pleaded” with Terry Nelson, a former Manitoba chief running for national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, to end his dealings with Iran and cancel a planned trip to the country’s capital.
Many of the AFN candidates are relying on new and innovative tools to reach supporters.
Nominations for candidates seeking to run for national chief of the Assembly of First Nation are now open.
A senior aide to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad rebuked Canada for its treatment of Aboriginal people in a letter to former Ojibway chief Terrance Nelson who is running for the leadership of the Assembly of First Nations.
Federal Court: Human Rights Tribunal "not fair" in dismissing First Nations child discrimination complaint against Ottawa
The Federal Court issued a stinging rebuke to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Wednesday in a ruling overturning a decision to dismiss a discrimination complaint against the federal Aboriginal Affairs department over its funding to First Nations child and welfare services.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo has been talking about holding a meeting with the Crown for quite some time.