Media Advisory: The State of Aboriginal Learning in Canada

OTTAWA, Dec. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Shawn A-in-chut Atleo (National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations), Mary Simon (President of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami), Clément Chartier (President of the Métis National Council), Betty Ann Lavallée (National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples) and Jeannette Corbiere Lavell (President of the Native Women's Association of Canada, participation to-be-confirmed) will be on hand to celebrate the release of the Canadian Council on Learning ground-breaking new report that features the first-ever comprehensive look at the state of Aboriginal learning in Canada.

    
    What:     The Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) will launch The State of
              Aboriginal Learning in Canada: A Holistic Approach to Measuring
              Success with the participation of national chiefs and
              presidents from Canada's national aboriginal organizations

    Who:      Paul Cappon, President and CEO of CCL
              Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, National Chief of the Assembly of First
              Nations
              Mary Simon, President of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
              Clément Chartier, President of the Métis National Council
              Betty Ann Lavallée, National Chief of the Congress of
              Aboriginal Peoples
              Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, President of the Native Women's
              Association of Canada (TBC)

    When:     10 a.m. December 9, 2009

    Where:    Fairmont Chateau Laurier
              Drawing Room
              1 Rideau Street
              Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7

              Media can also participate by teleconference
              1-866-212-4491
    

SOURCE CANADIAN COUNCIL ON LEARNING

For further information: For further information: or to schedule an interview contact: Sheena Powell, (613) 786-3230 x 217, spowell@ccl-cca.ca

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