OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo and AFN BC Regional Chief Jody Wilson-Raybould and AFN NB/PEI Regional Chief Roger Augustine will address media tomorrow during the BC Chiefs Meeting taking place at the Musqueam Community Recreation Centre in Vancouver, BC on January 24-25, 2013.
|DATE:||Thursday January 24, 2013|
|TIME:||12:30 pm PST|
|| Musqueam Community Recreation Centre,
6777 Salish Drive, Vancouver BC
Side Room #1
With the intensifying demand and opportunity to achieve justice, fairness and political, social and economic development for First Nations, National Chief Atleo will provide an update and set out expectations for next steps. National Chief Atleo will be resuming his full duties following a brief doctor-ordered medical leave, and will emphasize the way forward and the need to maintain momentum now to achieve real progress and transformative change for First Nations citizens.
Please note that a ceremony honoring National Chief Atleo will start around 9:15 am PST in Main Plenary. Media are asked to remain at back of the room to respect ceremony.
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SOURCE: ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS
For further information:
Jenna Young, Assembly of First Nations Communications Officer 613-241-6789, ext 401 or cell: 613-314-8157 or e-mail [email protected]
Alain Garon, Assembly of First Nations Bilingual Communications Officer 613-241-6789, ext 382 or cell: 613-2920857 or email [email protected]