OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo will address delegates at the National First Nations Infrastructure Conference & Trade Show on Monday, February 3, 2014 in Toronto. National Chief Atleo will highlight the key issues and action required to address critical infrastructure issues facing First Nations and the need for a better, sustainable approach for First Nations communities. He will also speak to innovative practices, opportunities and partnerships to build safer, stronger First Nations communities.
AFN National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo will deliver opening remarks to delegates on Monday at approximately 9:45 a.m. in the Metropolitan Ballroom Center/East. National Chief Atleo will be available to speak to media following his remarks.
|DATE:||Monday, February 3, 2014|
|TIME:||Approximately 9:45 a.m.|
|| Westin Harbour Castle Hotel
Metropolitan Ballroom Center/East
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, Ontario
Highlights of the AFN National First Nations Infrastructure Conference include more than 40 workshops on a wide range of key topics including First Nations housing, infrastructure, alternative financing options and water.
The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario will address the delegates on Monday, February 3 from 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
A full agenda of the National First Nations Infrastructure Conference & Trade show is available on the AFN website at:
There is no cost for accredited media to attend the Conference but registration is required. Media are invited to register on-site. Registration opens at 7:45 a.m., Monday, February 3.
The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada. Follow AFN on Twitter @AFN_Comms, @AFN_Updates.
SOURCE: Assembly of First Nations
For further information:
Alain Garon, AFN Bilingual Communications Officer
(613) 241-6789 ext. 382, (613) 292-0857 or [email protected]
Jenna Young, AFN Communications Officer
(613) 241-6789 ext. 401, (613) 314-8157 or [email protected]