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Chiefs of Ontario and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Call for Immediate Action to Ensure the Safety and Security of Indigenous Women and Girls on Sisters in Spirit Day

(Toronto, ON, October 2, 2020) The Chiefs of Ontario and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald are marking October 4th, Sisters in Spirit Day, by standing in support alongside the families of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and survivors and calling for immediate action from the provincial and federal governments to ensure the

2020-10-29T16:40:13-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Communications|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Encourages Participation in the 8th Annual Orange Shirt Day

(Toronto, ON, September 30, 2020) Today, the Chiefs of Ontario and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald are encouraging participation in the 8th annual Orange Shirt Day to raise awareness of the tragic legacy of residential schools and to honour the thousands of survivors. “Orange Shirt Day sheds light on Canada’s dark history and is an

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Communications|

Seniors’ Centre Without Walls Micro-Grant Program – Deadline September 30, 2020

Stay social, informed and connected with your members. Seniors’ Centre Without Walls (SCWW) is a free interactive telephone-based group activity program that connects seniors and older adults 50+ and adults with physical disabilities who find it difficult to leave their home. SCWW programs offer an inclusive, safe, inviting space to listen, learn and be heard which increases

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Social|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald’s Statement on the Speech from the Throne

(Toronto, ON, September 25, 2020) On September 23, 2020, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, delivered the Speech from the Throne opening the second session of the 43rd Parliament of Canada. “We recognize that the announcements within the Speech from the Throne, delivered by Governor General of Canada, Julie Payette,

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Communications|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Marks World Suicide Prevention Day

(Toronto, ON, September 10, 2020) Today, the Chiefs of Ontario and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald, are marking World Suicide Prevention Day with the theme ‘Working Together to Prevent Suicide’ by reflecting on the central role that mental health plays in our lives and raising awareness about how to better address the mental health issues

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Communications|

A/Ontario Regional Chief Alvin Fiddler Statement on 25 Year Anniversary of Ipperwash Crisis

(Thunder Bay, ON, September 4, 2020) “Good day everyone, I acknowledge you on your traditional territories and nations where you reside and hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. This year, so far, has been unprecedented in its challenges to all of our communities due to the pandemic. While COVID-19 has

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Justice|

A/Ontario Regional Chief Alvin Fiddler Statement on $112 Million for On-Reserve Schools for Safe Re-Opening

 (Thunder Bay, On, August 26, 2020) – Acting Ontario Regional Chief Alvin Fiddler is hopeful today’s $112 million funding announcement to support First Nation education community will help to ensure a safe return to school on reserves. “Today’s announcement is very much welcomed, but the delay in addressing the ongoing funding requests to ensure the

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Education, Political, Youth|Tags: |

The Chiefs of Ontario host Historic #TogetherApart Chiefs Assembly Entirely Online

(August 21, 2020, Toronto, ON) A historic day, for the first time ever, the Chiefs of Ontario hosted their #TogetherApart Chiefs Assembly, entirely online with more than 100 Chiefs, delegates and technicians with participation from all regions and organizations. Those in attendance discussed and provided insight on various topics, including infrastructure, economic development, Bill: 197,

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Communications|

Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, Grand Chief Joel Abram’s Statement of Support on Ontario’s Decision to Eliminate the Practice of Birth Alerts

(Toronto – July 21, 2020) Grand Chief Joel Abram is supporting the Government of Ontario’s announcement to put an end to ‘birth alerts,’ a practice that can lead to child apprehensions soon after delivery and disproportionately impacts First Nations women and racialized families. “On behalf of the Chiefs in Ontario, I applaud the work of

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Communications, Social|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Congratulates the Indigenous Graduates of 2020

(Toronto, ON, June 25, 2020) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald celebrates the Indigenous Class of 2020, their friends, families, and communities who have supported them along the way and encourages all to seize the opportunity to create a future where everyone is treated equally, with love and care. “On behalf of the Chiefs in Ontario,

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00June 21st, 2020|Categories: Communications|
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