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
jgray@apnql-afnql.com 
Tel: 418-842-5020 
Fax: 418-842-2660 

Claude Picard 
cpicard@apnql-afnql.com 
Tel: 418-842-5020 
Fax: 418-842-2660

Latest

Jun 13, 2019, 12:42 ET The AFNQL Supports the Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

WENDAKE, QC, June 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Minister Sylvie D'Amours, on behalf of the Government of Quebec, tabled a motion confirming the province's response to the report of the National Inquiry...


Jun 03, 2019, 06:37 ET Report on the National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Genocide and Human Rights Violations of Indigenous Peoples in Canada OTTAWA, June 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - In light of the information that was circulated about the final report of the National...


May 28, 2019, 12:47 ET Special Parliamentary Committee on Youth Protection - "Our Children Also Deserve to Grow Up in Dignity"

WENDAKE, QC, May 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - In response to Premier Legault's May 17 announcement of the creation of a Special Parliamentary Committee on Youth Protection chaired by Régine Laurent, the...


May 09, 2019, 14:17 ET The AFNQL Warns Against Impostors

WENDAKE, QC, May 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Following two articles by reporter Isabelle Hachey of La Presse Plus published this week, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is concerned...


Apr 24, 2019, 06:00 ET Justice for First Nations women: The AFNQL will request the United Nations' intervention

NEW YORK, April 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - "Justice for the women of our Nations can no longer wait. Discrimination on the part of police services towards First Nations women must be subject to a...


Apr 10, 2019, 14:53 ET Territorial Integrity Quebec: You are Forgetting the Right of First Nations to Self-determination

WENDAKE, QC, April 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - After the National Assembly passed a motion on the territorial integrity of Quebec, the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Mr....


Mar 21, 2019, 17:12 ET What the Federal Budget Forgot

WENDAKE, QC, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is reacting to the release of the federal budget. This budget confirms amounts totalling nearly 4.1...


Feb 28, 2019, 17:04 ET Tabling of Bill C-92: Recognition of the rights and jurisdiction of Aboriginal peoples regarding child and family services

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 28, 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) are...


Feb 14, 2019, 15:30 ET The AFNQL Stands with Jody Wilson-Raybould

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - "When Prime Minister Trudeau appointed Jody Wilson-Raybould as Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada in November 2015, we all felt that the...


Feb 06, 2019, 10:48 ET The AFNQL Welcomes Bill C-91 on Indigenous Languages

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes Bill C-91 with optimism while emphasizing the importance of its joint implementation with...


Feb 06, 2019, 10:02 ET The AFNQL Supports the Innu Nation in its Commitment to Fighting Drug Trafficking and Abuse

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the efforts of the Innu Nation that has adopted a Declaration on the fight against drug...


Jan 31, 2019, 12:47 ET Compliance with the Firearms Registry: The AFNQL Considers that the Legault Government Is Missing the Target

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - On January 21, 2008, the Vice Premier and Minister of Public Safety, Geneviève Guilbault, announced measures to ease the requirements of the Quebec Firearms...


Jan 30, 2019, 14:49 ET Mr. Ghislain Picard Re-elected for a Three-Year Term as Chief of the AFNQL

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), gathered today in Montreal, re-elected Mr. Ghislain Picard to the position of Chief of the...


Jan 23, 2019, 19:24 ET Quebec listens to the Québécois but not First Nations

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The AFNQL is responding to the simplification measures announced by the Minister of Public Security earlier today and considers that the Legault government's ...


Dec 13, 2018, 10:38 ET Viens Commission: The AFNQL intends to call on international organizations

WENDAKE, QC, Dec. 13, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, testified today for a fourth time before the Public Inquiry Commission...


Nov 30, 2018, 12:41 ET Tabling of a federal bill regarding the jurisdiction of First Nations in the field of child protection: A step closer to the self-government and

WENDAKE, QC, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, along with Perry Bellegarde, Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Natan Obed,...


Nov 27, 2018, 11:41 ET Apuiat Wind Project: The Response Must Be Political

WENDAKE, QC, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - During the recent Quebec election campaign, the Assembly of First Québec-Labrador (AFNQL) repeatedly asserted publicly and by letter to party leaders that...


Nov 21, 2018, 12:37 ET Improving the living conditions of First Nations and Inuit children: It's time for collective action

WENDAKE, QC, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of Early Childhood Week, which is taking place from November 18 to the 24, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) wishes to draw...


Nov 17, 2018, 13:58 ET The AFNQL Mourns the Passing of Algonquin Chief Harry St. Denis

WENDAKE, QC, Nov. 17, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) honors the memory of one of our own, Chief Harry St. Denis of Wolf Lake, Algonquin Nation, who...


Nov 01, 2018, 12:15 ET Apuiat Project - Opportunity to Build a Political Relationship on a Solid Foundation

WENDAKE, QC, Nov. 1, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Outside of the media debate on the continuation of the Apuiat Wind Project, of which the Innu Nation is the promoter in the North Shore region, the Chief of...


Oct 22, 2018, 17:06 ET Enquête TV Program on Abuses Committed by the Oblates - Impunity Must Stop

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the broadcast of Radio-Canada's television program Enquête on October 18th revealing other cases of abuse committed on First Nations children by...


Oct 19, 2018, 15:42 ET The AFNQL commends the members of the Legault Cabinet and quickly wants to start working to renew the political relationship

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 19, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - On behalf of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Chief Ghislain Picard would like to congratulate the new members of the provincial...


Oct 01, 2018, 23:44 ET The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL) congratulates François Legault

Chief Ghislain Picard expects a new political relationship between Quebec and First Nations WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador...


Sep 18, 2018, 12:11 ET Quebec English Electoral Debate: The AFNQL Underlines the Recognition of First Nations as a Solution to Labor Shortage

WENDAKE, QC, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - "First Nation issues are finally getting a nod in the electoral campaign but we want to hear more than just a few references," stated Chief of the AFNQL...


Sep 12, 2018, 14:53 ET A New Basis for Reconciliation Needed

GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) had these comments following the two-day AFN National forum: Affirming First Nations Rights, Title...