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Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 51

There were 141 new positive results among First Nations people over the past week ending Apr 4, 2021, down from 154 last week. This is the 5th week in a row with decreasing totals. The number of positive results among First Nations to date is 2,957. Consideration of how to avoid the historical pattern of

2021-04-13T09:20:56-04:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Health|

Call for Proposals: Capacity-building funding for An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families for fiscal year 2021-2022

A call for proposals is now open to support capacity-building in relation to An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families for fiscal year 2021-2022. Funding is available to Indigenous Peoples, communities, and groups as they begin work to develop their own legislation and explore Indigenous-led models for child and family

2021-04-06T10:02:19-04:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Social|

Chiefs of Ontario and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Urge all to Stay Home during Easter Weekend

(Toronto, ON, April 1, 2021) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald released the following statement urging all to stay home over the long weekend as COVID-19 cases rise: “As Easter weekend is approaching and COVID-19 cases are on the rise across the Ontario region, I urge all citizens to stay home and stay vigilant while continuing

2021-04-01T13:58:53-04:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald’s Response to the Tabling of the 2021 Ontario Budget

(Toronto, ON, March 31, 2021) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald issued the following statement in response to the provincial budget in Ontario: "On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board Peter Bethlenfalvy released the 2021 Ontario Budget, titled Ontario's Action Plan: Protecting People's Health and Our Economy. This statement

2021-03-31T17:10:09-04:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Welcomes Joint Investment of $92.2 Million for Water Infrastructure in 37 First Nations in Ontario

(Taykwa Tagamou Nation Territory, ON – March 24, 2021) – Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald welcomes the recent announcement of investment into clean water, wastewater and stormwater projects in 37 First Nations in Ontario. “Along with other leaders in Ontario, I have been a strong advocate for First Nations’ calls for safe drinking water, and

2021-03-25T08:32:49-04:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Canada Should Strive for More on World Water Day: Marking Five Years of Ongoing First Nations Water Crisis

By Amanda Klasing, Human Rights Watch and Kathleen Padulo, Chiefs of Ontario Where would we be without water to drink, to wash and cook with, and to keep us healthy and alive? Water is essential. But as we mark another World Water Day, many First Nations communities in Canada still don’t have access to safe

2021-03-22T07:56:36-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Communications, Environment|

Call for Artist Interpretations/Artwork ~ AFN Annual General Assembly July 2021

The Chiefs of Ontario Host Committee will be hosting the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 42nd Annual General Assembly in Toronto in July 2021 and is currently accepting original Indigenous artwork to be submitted. Artwork will be used for materials by the Chiefs of Ontario Host Committee and the AFN in promoting the assembly. We

2021-03-22T08:16:07-04:00March 15th, 2021|Categories: Communications|

Chiefs of Ontario and Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Mark One Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Pandemic

(Toronto, ON, March 11, 2021) Today, the Ontario Regional Chief, RoseAnne Archibald, issued the following statement to mark the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, as declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020, by commemorating the National Day of Observance for COVID-19. “Today, together with the Chiefs across Ontario, we are

2021-03-11T16:02:37-05:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Call for Membership: First Nations Data Governance Committee

The Chiefs of Ontario is looking for individuals, youth and Elders/First Nation Knowledge Keepers that have knowledge and experience in First Nation health research, research practices, community-based research, experience with the Regional Health Survey (RHS), reviewing and writing research projects, knowledge of First Nation research ethics to sit on the First Nation Data Governance Committee.

2021-03-10T13:12:21-05:00March 10th, 2021|Categories: Career Opportunities, Communications, Health|

Youth Advocacy Manager

The Chiefs of Ontario is inviting applications for the position of Youth Advocacy Manager. Under the guidance of the Chief Operating Officer, the Manager is expected to provide guidance and coordination to the Ontario First Nations Young Peoples Council (OFNYPC). LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario (During the Covid-19 office shut down, the employee will be working out

2021-03-04T16:42:12-05:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Career Opportunities|
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