Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador is the political organization regrouping 43 Chiefs of the First Nations in Quebec and Labrador. Follow us on Twitter @APNQL

Locations:
Wendake, Quebec
Headcount:
8
Contact Information:
Jane Gray
[email protected] 
Tel: 418-842-5020 
Fax: 418-842-2660 

Claude Picard 
[email protected] 
Tel: 418-842-5020 
Fax: 418-842-2660

Latest

May 20, 2020, 08:54 ET Formal Complaint Filed on the Ground of Systemic Discrimination and Racial Profiling by the SPVM: Another Case Too Many

WENDAKE, QC, May 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the official filing of a complaint with the Commission des droits de la personne et de la jeunesse du Québec (CDPDJ) by Quebec Native Women (QNW) on ...


Apr 29, 2020, 19:42 ET Lifting of Regional Confinement: First Nations Authorities Must Be Closely Involved in the Process

WENDAKE, QC, April 29, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In reaction to the announcements made public today by the Quebec Deputy Premier, Ms. Geneviève Guilbault, on the lifting of regional confinement, the...


Apr 28, 2020, 07:41 ET Easing of Containment Measures (COVID-19): Necessary Involvement of First Nations Authorities on Their Territories

WENDAKE, QC, April 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - From the outset, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) wishes to express its support for the Innu Nation's position and asks, like the Innu...


Apr 20, 2020, 09:58 ET COVID-19 crisis: Gespeg Council calls on federal government for fairness regarding aid measures

GESPEG, April 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - As the COVID-19 crisis rages on, the Micmac Nation Council of Gespeg strongly denounces the federal government's discrimination against its community and demands ...


Apr 15, 2020, 12:38 ET COVID-19 - The AFNQL is concerned about resuming mining operations

WENDAKE, QC, April 15, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) wants to highlight the decisions of First Nations leaders who have contributed, to date, to limiting...


Apr 02, 2020, 21:41 ET First Nations must be fully involved if Quebec is going to flatten the curve with the help of the entire population

WENDAKE, QC, April 2, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In a time when Quebec government authorities are mobilized to face a major crisis, it is our duty to remind that the life and health of First Nations...


Mar 09, 2020, 06:00 ET The AFNQL Calls for a Special First Ministers' Meeting on First Nations Issues

WENDAKE, QC, March 9, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The "political crisis" is an unfortunate reminder that our rights, titles and treaties are being held hostage to a colonial ideology that systematically...


Feb 26, 2020, 19:41 ET Reaction of the AFNQL to the statement from the Premier of Quebec

GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 26, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Gathered in assembly, the Chiefs of the AFNQL reiterate that First Nations are sovereign and that other governments should not impose on them laws that are...


Feb 19, 2020, 19:24 ET Use of force - Have we learned any lessons from the past?

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 19, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The AFNQL continues to believe in the importance of letting the political process take its course by urging governments to go into solution mode, rather than ...


Feb 12, 2020, 09:52 ET Laurent Commission: The AFNQL and the FNQLHSSC advocate for the future of First Nations children

MONTREAL, Feb. 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - On the occasion of the Special Commission on the Rights of Children and Youth Protection (Laurent Commission), the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador...


Jan 27, 2020, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Second Meeting of the Dialogue Table on the Recommendations of the Viens Report and the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls/

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 24, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Leaders of various Indigenous organizations and representatives of the Government of Québec will participate in the second meeting of the dialogue table on...


Jan 24, 2020, 08:39 ET Media Advisory - Second Meeting of the Dialogue Table on the Recommendations of the Viens Report and the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 24, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Leaders of various Indigenous organizations and representatives of the Government of Québec will participate in the second meeting of the dialogue table on...


Jan 20, 2020, 17:40 ET Federal Act 92: The AFNQL will not compromise the well being of its children and families, despite the obstruction of the Legault government

MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) met today in Montreal to consider all the means at their disposal to exercise their...


Jan 10, 2020, 15:45 ET The AFNQL Responds to the Call for Solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en First Nation

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 10, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) stands in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en First Nation in its fight to protect its territory from the...


Dec 19, 2019, 17:43 ET The Legault Government puts its own interests above those of First Nations children: It's a shame

WENDAKE, QC, Dec. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - To the detriment of First Nations children, François Legault's government prefers to raise a jurisdictional war rather than support First Nations governments ...


Nov 20, 2019, 16:46 ET The AFNQL to the New Trudeau Government: "Now is the Time to Deliver"

WENDAKE, QC, Nov. 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) acknowledges the new Trudeau government's taking office and asks that it gets to work today with First...


Oct 25, 2019, 09:32 ET United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Quebec must be inspired by British Columbia

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ -The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the action taken by the Government of British Columbia, which has just introduced a bill to...


Oct 22, 2019, 10:45 ET A Minority Government: A Viable Solution for True Reconciliation

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 22, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the federal election, Ghislain Picard, Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), would like to highlight the victory of...


Oct 02, 2019, 11:48 ET An urgent need to take action to put an end to Quebec's systemic discrimination

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 2, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - "The Premier may attempt to make amends for the past, but I especially wish that he would do so for today, when the Government of Quebec, on this very day,...


Sep 30, 2019, 12:30 ET Viens Commission's Report - Beyond the apology, the urgency to act

VAL-D'OR, QC, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - "We knew we wouldn't see what we wanted to see. The establishment of the Viens Commission goes to Indigenous women who dared to speak out against the...


Sep 30, 2019, 10:21 ET Media Advisory - Reaction of the Chief of the AFNQL Ghislain Picard to the Viens Commission's report

VAL-D'OR, QC, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) Ghislain Picard will be on site and available for interviews following the tabling of...


Sep 27, 2019, 12:00 ET Global Climate Strike of September 27th - To the Front for Mother Earth

MONTREAL, Sept. 27, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - "Today, we gather like our ancestors, people of all ages and backgrounds, and WE ARE HERE TO PROTECT MOTHER EARTH" said Cedric Gray-Lehoux, a member of the...


Sep 24, 2019, 07:00 ET Global Climate Strike on September 27 - The youth are talking to us: let's listen!

WENDAKE, QC, Sept. 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - A few days before the long-awaited Global Climate Strike in Montreal, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is concerned about the interest...


Sep 12, 2019, 14:44 ET Special Commission on the Rights of the Child and Youth Protection: The AFNQL will ensure that the rights of children and communities are recognized and respected

WENDAKE, QC, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - "We have an obligation to ensure the protection of our children and we intend to exercise this responsibility in the way and at the time we deem appropriate....


Sep 09, 2019, 11:00 ET Promoting wellness through sustainable partnerships: The AFNQL and the FNQLHSSC have joined the collective in supporting the development of a national suicide prevention strategy

WENDAKE, QC, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) have...