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Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Calls for Continued Public Health Measures in Wake of Rising COVID-19 Cases

(M’Chigeeng First Nation, ON - September 16, 2021) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement encouraging First Nations to continue to practice COVID-19 public health measures in the wake of the fourth wave: "Ontario is experiencing a surge of COVID-19 infections, and our seven-day average for new COVID-19 cases continues to climb from

2021-09-16T15:36:17-04:00September 16th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Chiefs of Ontario Media Clips – September 14, 2021

Chiefs of Ontario - Federal Election 2021 September 14, 2021 The Chiefs of Ontario have developed helpful information and resources, including a 2021 Federal Election Toolkit and Party Platforms document, to assist First Nations leadership and communities that wish to participate in the 44th Federal Election on September 20, 2021. Learn more: http://chiefs-of-ontario.org/federal-election-2021/   Ontario

2021-09-14T10:37:50-04:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario Media Clips – September 13, 2021

Please see below for upcoming events and 2021 Federal Election Media Clips. Ontario reports 600 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths September 13, 2021 More than 84% of Ontarians age 12 and up have now had at least 1 dose of a COVID-19 vaccine https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-covid-19-data-september-13-1.6173460 NAN Welcomes Ruling Supporting Customary Care

2021-09-13T13:55:29-04:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 73

Key messages: New positive results almost doubled to 93 as of August 29, 2021 (up from 50 in the previous week). As feared, First Nations data is now appearing to follow the Ontario trend of increasing numbers. The number of positive results among First Nations to date is 5,110. New positives in Ontario continue to

2021-09-13T10:29:21-04:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Health|

Important Notice – Day School Applications – Updated

On August 19, 2019, Canada approved a nationwide Class Action Settlement to compensate claimants to harms suffered while attending federally established, operated, maintained, and controlled Day Schools.  Chiefs of Ontario have supported the compensation of survivors since 2011 with Resolution #11/13, Unified Support For Day School Class Action. Additionally, on June 7, 2021, Grand Chief

2021-09-10T13:49:48-04:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Social|Tags: |

Request for Proposals: COO Education Sector – Economic Analysis of Post-Secondary Attainment for First Nation Students

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Submission Deadline: September 24, 2021 at 5:00PM Legal Name: Indian Associations Co-coordinating Committee of Ontario Inc. o/a Chiefs of Ontario Address: 468 Queen St E, Suite 400, Toronto, ON M5A 1T7 Telephone Number: (416) 597-1266 Facsimile Number: (416) 597-8365 Email Address: Julia.Candlish@coo.org SEND PROPOSAL TO:  Attention: COO Director of Education, Julia Candlish

2021-09-09T13:47:50-04:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Education|

Chiefs of Ontario Media Clips – September 9, 2021

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know September 8, 2021 The number of active cases of COVID-19 in First Nations communities continues to rise as the delta variant-driven fourth wave of the pandemic progresses. As of Sept. 7, there were 1,580 active cases of the virus in First Nations across the country, according

2021-09-14T10:39:55-04:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario Media Clips – September 8, 2021

Ontario logs fewer than 600 new COVID-19 cases for third straight day September 8, 2021 Ontario has logged fewer than 600 new COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row and officials say the majority of infections continue to be identified in unvaccinated people. https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/ontario-logs-fewer-than-600-new-covid-19-cases-for-third-straight-day-1.5576971   Federal election: Canada's next government should shift from

2021-09-14T10:42:01-04:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario Media Clips – September 7, 2021

Ontario reports 564 new COVID-19 cases today, 581 on Monday September 7, 2021 Ontario is reporting an average of 572 new COVID-19 cases over the past two days as the rolling seven-day average drops slightly from Sunday, the last day data was released by the province. https://www.cp24.com/news/ontario-reports-564-new-covid-19-cases-today-581-on-monday-1.5575564   More Indigenous MPs could advance reconciliation September

2021-09-14T10:41:56-04:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|

Chiefs of Ontario Media Clips – September 3, 2021

Ontario reports more than 800 new COVID-19 cases today, 6 more deaths September 3, 2021 Ontario is reporting more than 800 new COVID-19 infections today as the number of ICU patients approaches 170. Provincial health officials are reporting 807 new COVID-19 cases today, down from 865 on Thursday but up from 781 last Friday. https://www.cp24.com/news/ontario-reports-more-than-800-new-covid-19-cases-today-6-more-deaths-1.5572421

2021-09-14T10:41:50-04:00September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Media Clips|
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