Health Newsletter – Special Edition 2021 I Vol.3

Message from COO Health Director, Carmen R. Jones: As we continue to move through the COVID-19 Pandemic the First Nations communities continue to persevere. The Chiefs of Ontario Health Secretariat will continue to provide the most updated information through our Newsletter to First Nation Communities. The information sources are from within COO, other organizations, Provincial

2021-02-22T11:26:50-05:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Health|

Call for Interest in Chiefs Committee on Justice

The Chiefs of Ontario Justice Sector, in partnership with the Justice Portfolio Holders, Grand Chief Fiddler and Deputy Grand Chief Loft, is seeking interested Chiefs and technicians to join a newly formed Chiefs Committee on Justice. The Chiefs Committee will oversee the development of strategies, implement action plans, follow through on justice-related Resolutions, and provide

2021-02-22T17:13:57-05:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Justice|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Applauds Nishnawbe Aski Nation and ORNGE on Accelerating Vaccination Efforts and Launching Operation Remote Immunity

(Toronto, ON, February 1, 2021) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald, on behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, is applauding Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and ORNGE for accelerating their vaccination efforts in northern Ontario and launching Operation Remote Immunity. “The launch of Operation Remote Immunity brings new hope in the battle against COVID-19 for remote fly-in

2021-02-01T16:51:44-05:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Environment Quarterly Newsletter – Jan/Feb/Mar 2021

Welcome to the first edition of the Environment Quarterly Newsletter! Shekoli and welcome to the first edition of the Chiefs of Ontario Environment Newsletter. The COVID-19 pandemic has made sweeping changes to our daily lives and transformed the way we connect with one another. Despite many challenges and setbacks, First Nations across the region continue

2021-02-03T14:51:47-05:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Environment|

Health Newsletter – Special Edition 2021 I Vol.2

Our world has certainly changed since March 2020. You as front line community health workers have been leading the response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in each of your First Nations communities. The Chiefs of Ontario Health Secretariat is here to support you in any way possible as we work through all of the uncertainties together.

2021-02-03T14:54:21-05:00January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Communications, Health|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Calls on the Government of Ontario to Defer Award to Mike Harris, Ontario’s Former Premier and Complete the Work Under the Ipperwash Inquiry

(January 5, 2021 - Toronto, Ontario) On January 1, 2021, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, announced 25 new appointments to the 2020 Order of Ontario, the province's highest honour, including former Premier of Ontario, Mike Harris. Mike Harris was the Progressive Conservative Ontario Premier of

2021-01-05T17:42:58-05:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Contract Opportunity: Research and Knowledge Translation Specialist

The Chiefs of Ontario (COO) is inviting applications for a contract position: Research and Knowledge Translation Specialist LOCATION: Toronto, with the opportunity to work from a virtual office The incumbent will work collaboratively with members from the COO and the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network on a First Nations Opioid Research Study. This position will

2021-02-10T09:14:16-05:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Communications|

Request for Proposals: Early Learning and Child Care Asset Mapping Report Consultant and Economist Team

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS You are invited to submit a proposal for a project by the Chiefs of Ontario (COO) to utilize your research expertise and economic expertise to create an Early Learning and Child Care Report that analyzes the existing landscape of early learning and child care programming and services in Ontario for First Nations children

2020-12-18T11:48:24-05:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Communications|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Commemorates the Fifth Anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Final Report

(Toronto, ON, December 15, 2020) On December 15, 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) released its Final Report, which documented Canada's residential schools legacy and the experience and resilience of those affected by it. To mark the fifth anniversary of the release, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald is calling on all levels

2020-12-15T14:27:48-05:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Political|

Appointment Opportunity: Commissioner and Director, Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous Languages

This Notice of Appointment Opportunity will soon be available online in the following languages: Inuktitut (North Baffin); Michif Cree; Michif French; Western Ojibway; Plains Cree; Oji-Cree; Dene; Innu and Mi’kmaq. There may be changes to this Notice of Appointment Opportunity following the conclusion of ongoing consultations on implementation of the Indigenous Languages Act. The Indigenous Languages Act establishes

2020-12-09T14:12:05-05:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Environment|
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