News Releases

NAN Welcomes Guilty Verdict in Bushby Trial

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following statement on today’s verdict finding Brayden Bushby guilty of manslaughter in the death of Barbara Kentner: “We welcome today’s verdict and stand with Barbara’s sisters, their families, and the community of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway First Nation as they receive this news. It is…

NAN Congratulates Human Rights Award Recipient Madam Justice Renu Mandhane

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, congratulates Madam Justice Renu J. Mandhane, former Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, who will be honoured today for her contributions to advancing human rights: “While leading the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Renu was a strong and vocal advocate…

NAN Statement on Introduction of Federal Legislation on UNDRIP Implementation

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following statement on the introduction of federal legislation to begin the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). “We acknowledge the Government of Canada’s action to begin the process to adopt the UNDRIP with the introduction of this…