Elections Canada

Elections Canada

December 05, 2006 13:02 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Op: Expanding the Partnership Between the Assembly of First Nations and Elections Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 5, 2006) - The National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Phil Fontaine, and the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Jean-Pierre Kingsley, invite media to a signing ceremony where they will sign a memorandum of understanding that aims to strengthen the ongoing co-operation between the two organizations.

The memorandum of understanding outlines the intention to develop and launch a number of new outreach initiatives aimed at increasing awareness of the electoral rights of First Nations electors.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 6, 2006
2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Capital Hall
Room 1B
Ottawa Congress Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9J2

The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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