Welcome to the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
AFOA Canada 21st National Conference in February 2023
Through economic development, many communities grow their local revenues that in turn provide funding for much needed program and services to their community members. The disruption of COVID-19 had a dramatic effect on Indigenous communities, businesses and...
First Nation calls on Ottawa to end fisheries dispute
Catching and selling lobster during the fall season is how some Mi’kmaw fishermen of Potlotek First Nation make a living. “We’re just trying to catch some lobster to sell and feed our kids and give our family a roof over their head,” said Mi’kmaw fisherman Craig...
Wolastoqey youth learn about marine conservation research aboard science vessel
A four-day Bay of Fundy expedition earlier this month was life-changing for one Wolastoqey youth. "If I didn't get on that ship I wouldn't have gotten the opportunity to do everything I did on there," said Korey Lyons, from Sistansisk (St. Mary's First Nation),...
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Collected news from the region.
- Danielle Smith discussed COVID charges 'almost weekly' with justice officials, according to leaked call
- New daycare in Fort Smith, N.W.T., opens with focus on culture and life skills
- Finding his “superhero,” validation through diagnosis and freedom thanks to specialized auto-immune therapy
- Temporary service and facility closure notices from Nova Scotia Health (Updated at 8:25 a.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2023)