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Cindy Woodhouse is the new AFN national chief after David Pratt concedes

Cindy Woodhouse is the new AFN national chief after David Pratt concedes

Dec 7, 2023 | 2:38pm
Cindy Woodhouse became the new national chief of the Assembly of First Nations on Thursday, when she pleaded with Canadians to support the people she represents — and warned them to pay attention. “You have to work with First Nations people in a good way,” said Woodhouse, who had been Manitoba regional chief for the […]
Six ballots, no winner: Assembly of First Nations election spills over to Thursday

Six ballots, no winner: Assembly of First Nations election spills over to Thursday

Dec 7, 2023 | 8:47am
Assembly of First Nations organizers sent delegates home without a new national chief late Wednesday after six rounds of balloting failed to produce a winner with enough votes to clear the 60 per cent threshold necessary for victory.   With just 15 minutes to spare before Ottawa’s downtown Shaw Centre had to close for the […]
Assembly of First Nations meeting kicks off as election of new national chief looms

Assembly of First Nations meeting kicks off as election of new national chief looms

Dec 5, 2023 | 1:34pm
A special meeting of the Assembly of First Nationskicked off in Ottawa on Tuesday, as chiefs get ready to elect a new leader. Hundreds of delegates flocked to a downtown Ottawa convention centre, where candidates for national chief were getting ready to plead their final case to those preparing to decide their fate. The election […]