MONTRÉAL, Sept. 23, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - First Nations leaders and citizens, municipal leaders and local organizations will converge in downtown Montréal today for the Assembly of First Nations' (AFN) second Urban Outreach Forum. These Forums are designed to forge key dialogue on the issues and priorities impacting First Nations citizens living off reserve in urban centres. Both National Chief Perry Bellegarde and the AFN's Regional Chief for Québec and Labrador, Ghislain Picard, will participate in today's Forum.
When: Friday, September 23rd from 9:00am to 4:00pm ET
Where: Hotel Bonaventure Montréal
900, rue de La Gauchetiere O
Montréal, Québec H5A 1E4
Available to media:
- Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations
- Ghislain Picard, Regional Chief for the Assembly of First Nations of Québec and Labrador and AFN portfolio holder for urban issues
Notes to media:
- Urban Outreach Forum to media. Media are requested to contact the designated media contacts to set up interviews.
- French media requests will be fielded by Regional Chief Ghislain Picard
SOURCE Assembly of First Nations
For further information: For media requests or background: Alain Garon, Bilingual Communications Officer, Assembly of First Nations, +1 613-292-0857, [email protected]; jenn Jefferys, Communications Officer (English requests only), Assembly of First Nations, +1 613-222-9656, [email protected]