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|

Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 74

Key messages: New positive results decreased somewhat as of Sep 12, 2021. The 7-day estimate for the period ending Sep 12, 2021 was 85, slightly less than 93 from the previous week. The number of positive results among First Nations to date is 5,183. New positives in Ontario continued to increase for the seventh week

2021-09-15T13:56:18-04:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Health|

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|

Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 72

Key Messages: New positive results among First Nations increased again this week,. suggesting that First Nations might be following the Ontario trend in increasing numbers. Ontario positive results continue to increase for 5th week in a row. There appears to be little change in the completeness of data entry for COVID-19 vaccination among First Nations

2021-09-02T13:54:47-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Communications, Health|

Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 71

Key messages: New positive results increased again to 40 as of August 22, 2021 (from 25 in the previous week). The number of positive results among First Nations to date is 4,968. New positives in Ontario continue to increase for the fourth week in a row. This is an important consideration when interpreting First Nations

2021-08-30T11:26:55-04:00August 25th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Health|

Rural Economic Development (RED) Program – August 30, 2021 – October 1, 2021

The next application intake for the Rural Economic Development (RED) program will be from August 30, 2021 to October 1, 2021. You can find all program information, including how to apply, on my ministry’s website at ontario.ca/REDprogram on August 30, 2021. For more information, please visit: Rural Economic Development (RED) Program - Letter   Read

2021-08-19T09:46:59-04:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Economic|

Health Sector Update: First Nations COVID-19 Testing in Ontario – Weekly Report 69

Key messages: New positive results increased to 29 in the 6-day period ending of August 8, 2021. The adjusted 7-day total of 34 is not quite double the total of 19 last week. The number of positive results among First Nations to date is 4,903. The highest Increases in new results in any area were

2021-08-30T11:29:36-04:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Health|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Congratulates Newly Elected Grand Chief Derek Fox and Executive Council

(M’Chigeeng First Nation, ON - August 12, 2021) On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare congratulates Derek Fox, of Bearskin Lake First Nation, as new Grand Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and the Executive Council on their election, which took place yesterday at the 39th Annual Keewaywin Conference.

2021-08-12T09:39:55-04:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|
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