Stephen Harper First Nations


New AFN Chief Meets With Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met for the first time Wednesday with the national chief for the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde, in a meeting the two sides said lasted just under an hour. Be...

Wynne: PM's Comments 'Outrageous'

TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is wrong in saying that police investigations, not a national inquiry, are the best way to deal with crimes involving missing and murdered aboriginal women, Ont...

Summer Unrest Depends On Harper: Atleo

OTTAWA - The extent of First Nations unrest this summer depends in large part on how much concrete action Stephen Harper authorizes on entrenching ancient treaty rights, says National Chief Shawn Atle...

Mulcair To Spence: End Hunger Strike

OTTAWA - The leader of the official Opposition and a prominent aboriginal chief have added their voices to the chorus calling for Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence to end her liquid-only diet.NDP Lead...

Paul Martin Should Get Off Aboriginal High Horse

I was disappointed to see former Prime Minister Paul Martin attack Harper on the First Nations conference yesterday. First Nations issues should cross party lines. I would have preferred to see him offer to work with the present Prime Minister, rather than refight old battles.