NAN Special Chiefs Winter Assembly 2018

The Nishnawbe Aski Nation (“NAN”) Special Chiefs Winter Assembly continues today at the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre in Thunder Bay, ON.

Falconers LLP counsel Julian Falconer and Akosua Matthews are in attendance.

Today, Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Ontario Premier, Kathleen Wynne addressed the assembly. NAN Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler said the membership is looking forward to addressing several key issues with the leader of the Ontario government. During the assembly, Chiefs and leaders will discuss issues relating to infrastructure and housing, cannabis legislation, child welfare, health, sexual abuse, education, and the Thunder Bay Seven Youth Inquest.

NAN Grand Chief, Alvin Fiddler (left) and National Chief, Perry Bellegarde, during the grand entry of the NAN Chiefs Winter Assembly that opened on Tuesday. (TbNewsWatch)

Ontario Premier, Kathleen Wynne (standing left) addressing the assembly

Ontario Premier, Kathleen Wynne (standing left) addressing the assembly

In the News

NAN leaders question Wynne on First Nation jurisdictions    tbnewswatch, January 31, 2017

NAN Winter Chief’s Meeting – Premier Kathleen Wynne    netnewsledger, January 31, 2018

Political leaders attend NAN Chiefs meeting in Thunder Bay    tbnewswatch, January 30, 2018

NAN Chiefs Winter Assembly gets underway    tbnewswatch, January 30, 2018

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