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TORONTO (March 8, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day along with all First Nation leaders from across the province acknowledge International Women’s Day today and extend their deepest respect and appreciation to Grandmothers, Mothers, Daughters, Wives, Aunties, Sisters, Nieces and the women activists that work tirelessly to ensure recognition of gender equity and justice in society.

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TORONTO (March 3, 2017) --- First Nation leaders say today’s announcement from Premier Kathleen Wynne committing to eliminate hydro delivery charges for on-reserve citizens, among other benefits, is a welcomed announcement that will provide significant financial relief to First Nation communities while strengthening the Political Accord between the Province and First Nations.

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TORONTO (March 2, 2017) --- Indigenous leaders and the Chiefs of Ontario First Nations Women’s caucus acknowledge the work and progress that the province and its Indigenous partners have made in the overall strategy to end violence against women in Ontario.

Ontario released a statement Tuesday announcing progress in its commitment to end the cycle of violence against Indigenous women and girls together with Indigenous partners.

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TORONTO, ON (Feb 27, 2016) --- The Chiefs of Ontario will host its 11th Annual Health Forum this week in Toronto with health representatives and delegates from First Nations across Ontario participating in three days of panel presentations, workshops, networking sessions and keynote speakers.

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TORONTO, ON (Feb 14, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says today’s landmark decision by the Ontario Courts in favour of the Sixties Scoop Claim is not only recognition of what the survivors suffered but a judgment that Canada failed in its duty to protect the cultural identity of Indigenous children.

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