LiUNA, AFN sign historic Statement of Partnership

June 14, 2017

The Labourers' International Union of North America will sign a historic statement of partnership with the Assembly of First Nations that will affirm LiUNA’s commitment in support of the findings of the TRC, the UN Declaration for Indigenous People, and the education and training of First Nations communities. “Education and training are the keys to a brighter future for young First Nations men and women,” commented national Chief Perry Bellegarde. “As we work to close the gap and build strong communities and healthy homes, this partnership with LiUNA will help to ensure First Nations are at the fore of this development, and advancing in the areas of construction, waste management, and health care.” “LiUNA strongly believes that together we can build a strong partnership with an emphasis on training and education as youth are the future builders of our growing economy,” added LiUNA International Vice President Joseph Mancinelli. Morning Star (Newswire)