Media Advisory - Assembly of First Nations National Chief Phil Fontaine to deliver major speech to Canada's Mineral Industry in Toronto tomorrow (friday)

    OTTAWA, Oct. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - National Chief Phil Fontaine will deliver
a speech entitled "Progress through Partnerships: Exploring Economic
Opportunities between First Nations and the Mineral Industry", which will
include a warning that both industry and governments must fully consult with
First Nations in order to avoid the increasing number of conflicts that have
been arising across the country.
    Highlights of the speech will also include expectations on the Throne
Speech, highlights of the AFN's 2008 pre-budget submission, and updates on
Specific Claims draft legislation and the AFN's Corporate Challenge.

             Date:      Friday, October 12
             Time:      11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
             Location:  Arcadian Court, Simpson Tower, 401 Bay Street,
                        8th Floor Toronto, Ontario

    The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing
First Nations citizens in Canada.

For further information:

For further information: ON-SITE: Bryan Hendry, Senior Policy Advisor,
(613) 241-6789 ext. 229, cell (613) 293-6106,; Joan McEwen, AFN
Communications Director, (613) 241-6789 ext. 242, cell (613) 324-3329,; Nancy Pine, Communications Advisor, Office of the National
Chief, (613) 241-6789 ext. 243, cell (613) 298-6382,

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890