New Brunswick


AFN joins tobacco battle

The Assembly of First Nations has joined the battle over First Nations cigarettes after chiefs passed a resolution directing national Chief Shawn Atleo to press Ottawa and the provinces to back off attempts to regulate the tobacco trade between communities.


‘A leader for his people’

Quinn Meawasige was in rehab trying to kick a nasty drug and drinking habit when he received a phone call from Assembly of First Nations national Chief Shawn Atleo.