Aboriginal groups will meet with the country’s premiers today in Ontario for the Council of the Federation meeting.

The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples says housing is at the top of its agenda.

In a release, CAP National Chief Betty Ann Lavalee wonders how off-reserve kids can go to school and learn without a roof over their heads.

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo lists education as his organization’s first priority.

Atleo says language retention is a crucial priority for the AFN, and he’s calling on the provinces to adopt First Nations language initiatives within their jurisdictions.