federal budget

Federal Budget will Dedicate Funds to Sustainable Energy for Indigenous Communities

February 10, 2017

CBC news learned that the upcoming federal budget is expected to include $50 million to help remote communities develop renewable energy sources and eliminate their dependence on expensive and polluting diesel.

What the AFN is asking Finance Minister Jim Flaherty for in the next budget

December 17, 2013

OTTAWA - Shawn Atleo, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, has written to Finance Minister Jim Flaherty asking for more funding for First Nations education in the next federal budget. Here's what Atleo says is needed: