Posts Tagged Native Council of Canada

CAP: National Chief, Betty Ann Lavallee Statement on Aboriginal Homelessness in Canada

(OTTAWA) March 31, 2014 – National Chief, Betty Ann Lavallée, CD, (Ret’d)’ issued the following statement regarding a recently-published literature review showing that off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples living in Thunder Bay make up more than half of the homeless population. “The statistics are startling and clearly illustrate the crisis that many Aboriginal Peoples living off-reserve are […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Nat’l Chief Lavallee to meet with Off-Reserve Aboriginal Peoples in Winnipeg on Thursday, March 13th: National Grassroots Engagement Tour

(Ottawa) March 12, 2014 — National Chief, Betty Ann Lavallée, CD., (Ret’d) of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP, Congress), will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba as part of a National Grassroots Engagement Tour to discuss issues important to off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples.  Accompanying National Chief Lavallée will be National Vice-Chief, Ron Swain. Winnipeg, Manitoba is one […]

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Congress of Aboriginal Peoples: More Must be Done to Protect Aboriginal Women and Girls from Violence

(Ottawa) March 11, 2014 – Following the release of the Parliamentary Committee report entitled:  Invisible Women: A Call to Action, Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP, Congress) National Chief, Betty Ann Lavallee, CD, (Ret’d) today reaffirmed her position that more needs to be done to protect Aboriginal women and girls from the high levels of violence […]

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Media Advisory: Nat’l Chief Lavallee in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador to meet with Off-Reserve Aboriginal Peoples: National Grassroots Engagement Tour

(Ottawa) February 27, 2014 — National Chief, Betty Ann Lavallée, CD., (Ret’d) of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP, Congress), will be in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador, as part of a National Grassroots Engagement Tour to discuss issues important to off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples. Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador is one of a number of stops that […]

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CAP: Nat’l Chief Lavallee in Vancouver BC., to meet with off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples: National Grassroots Engagement Tour

“I look forward to coming to Vancouver to meet and hear from people directly as to what they see are the important issues facing both urban and rural off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples in British Columbia…” National Chief Lavallée (OTTAWA) February 13, 2014 – National Chief Betty Ann Lavallée, CD., (Ret’d) of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples […]

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NATIONAL CHIEF LAVALLEE SUCCEEDS IN MAKING ABORIGINAL HOUSING A TOP PRIORITY

(Ottawa) November 19, 2013 — National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, Betty Ann Lavallée, CD., (Ret’d), attended meetings in Winnipeg with the Aboriginal Affairs Working Group (AAWG). National Chief Lavallée met with leaders from the five National Aboriginal Organizations (NAOs) and Provincial and Territorial Aboriginal Ministers to discuss progress in the areas of […]

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CONGRESS OF ABORIGINAL PEOPLES HONOURS LOUIS RIEL

“During his trial it was fear, prejudice and politics that won over reason, fairness and compassion…” National Chief Lavallée (Ottawa) November 15, 2013 – National Chief, Betty Ann Lavallée, CD., (Ret’d), of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, issued the following statement to mark the anniversary of the execution of Louis Riel on November 16, 1885. “Each […]

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Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Commemorates the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Proclamation

OTTAWA) October 7, 2013 – Congress of Aboriginal Peoples National Chief, Betty Ann Lavallee, CD, (Ret’d) today issued the following statement to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763 issued by Great Britain’s, King George III. “The intent of the Royal Proclamation was to ensure that the early colonists understood that they […]

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National Chief’s Speech at the International Micro-Finance Summit in Toronto, October 5, 2013

Kwe – Hello, Bonjour – Good morning to all who have gathered here today in Toronto. It is a pleasure to be here on the traditional territory of the Mississauga. I would like to take just a little bit of your time today, before I address the issue of micro-financing, to speak with you about […]

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National Chief, Betty Ann Lavallée will call for a National Microfinance program at the Micro-Finance Summit in Toronto

m4s0n501  MEDIA ADVISORY: Congress of Aboriginal Peoples National Chief, Betty Ann Lavallée will call for a National Microfinance program at the Micro-Finance Summit in Toronto “I am calling on all levels of governments, the private sector, banks and organizations to come together to develop and implement a national microfinance program…” Nat’l Chief Lavallée Ottawa (October […]

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