FIRST NATIONS EDUCATION COUNCIL

September 10, 2008 11:56 ET

Media Advisory - First Nations of Quebec are holding an important demonstration to denounce the scandalous under-funding of their education

WENDAKE, QC, Sept. 10 - The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) invites media representatives to an important demonstration being held to denounce the scandalous under-funding of First Nations education and to call on the federal political parties for action. More than 300 people, parents, children and chiefs from the different First Nations in Quebec are expected to be at the headquarters of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada in Gatineau, to demand a direct response and firm commitments in order to remedy this situation.

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WHAT:
Important demonstration being held by the First Nations of Quebec

WHERE:
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Terrasses de la Chaudière
10 Wellington Street, North Tower
Gatineau, Quebec

WHEN:
Media briefing
9:30 a.m., Friday, September 12

Contact Information

  • Raymond Sioui, Assistant Director, FNEC, Cell phone: (418) 932-4328; Source: Thanissa Lainé, Communication Agent, FNEC, Cell phone: (418) 932-4351