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Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Supreme Court Ruling On Carbon Pricing Legislation

  March 26, 2021   ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS WELCOMES SUPREME COURT RULING ON CARBON PRICING LEGISLATION   (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde welcomes yesterday’s Supreme Court of Canada decision on the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, urging all levels of government to respect First Nations rights, title, …

Youth Climate Action Fellowship Initiates Programming for Newly-Appointed Youth Fellows

  FOR RELEASE Tuesday, March 16, 2021   Youth Climate Action Fellowship Initiates Programming for Newly-Appointed Youth Fellows   WHITEHORSE – The Yukon First Nations Climate Action Fellowship announced that programming is underway for 14 First Nations youth that were selected to participate in a 20-month fellowship. Building upon the Yukon First Nations Climate Change …

The Government of Canada establishes a Net-Zero Advisory Board, includes Yukon Regional Chief Adamek

AFN Yukon Regional Office Regional Chief Kluane Adamek February 25, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Government of Canada establishes a Net-Zero Advisory Board, includes Yukon Regional Chief Adamek Whitehorse, Yukon – Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek and the AFN Yukon Region welcome the federal government’s recent announcement to establish a Net-Zero Advisory Body to advance …

2020 AFN Yukon Leadership Award Winners Announced

AFN Yukon Regional Office February 15, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2020 AFN YUKON LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED Whitehorse, Yukon – The AFN Yukon Region Award Selection Committee, including the AFN Yukon Women, Youth and Knowledge Keeper Council members, acknowledges all those who were nominated for the 2020 Annual Yukon Regional Leadership Awards and is proud …