The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Congratulates Judy Klassen on her Nomination as the Federal Liberal Candidate for the Riding of Churchill-Keewatinook Aski
July 04, 2019
Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) congratulates Liberal Candidate Judy Klassen in her successful bid to run in the upcoming federal election for the riding of Churchill-Keewatinook Aski. The federal Churchill-Keewatinook Aski riding encompasses all of northern Manitoba.
Ms. Klassen has been the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Manitoba for the riding of Kewatinook since 2016. During her tenure she has provided strong representation and leadership for First Nations people and communities across northern Manitoba.
“Judy has been a formidable First Nations voice in the Manitoba Legislature and in the Province of Manitoba,” said Grand Chief Arlen Dumas. “She has brought the issues of northern First Nations to the forefront and continues to keep the current government accountable. The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs has been proud to work with Judy on a number of issues and looks forward to collaborating more in the future. We congratulate Ms. Klassen on her accomplishments and we wish her well in the upcoming federal election.”
About the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
The AMC was formed in 1988 by the Chiefs in Manitoba to advocate on issues that commonly affect First Nations in Manitoba. AMC is an authorized representative of 62 First Nations in Manitoba with a total of more than 151,000 First Nation citizens in the province, accounting for approximately 12 per cent of the provincial population. AMC represents a diversity of Anishinaabe (Ojibway), Nehetho (Cree), Oji-Cree, Dene and Dakota people and traditions.
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Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
Phone: (204) 987-4139