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

2020-12-18T11:47:31-05:00December 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|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Appointed as Member of the Ministers’ COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force

(Toronto, ON, December 4, 2020) Today, the Ontario government announced the nine members of the new Ministers' COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, including the appointment of Ontario Regional Chief, RoseAnne Archibald. "I am pleased with today's announcement, and I thank Premier Ford, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Christine Elliott, and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones

2020-12-04T20:02:26-05:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Welcomes New Investment of $1.5 Billion to Address First Nations Water Crisis

(Toronto, ON, December 2, 2020) On Monday, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, delivered the Fall Economic Statement 2020 (FES) in the House of Commons, titled Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19. The statement provided detailed fiscal projections for the years ahead, along with new measures to protect the health, jobs

2020-12-02T17:47:53-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Communications|

Chiefs of Ontario Update: Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) and Jordan’s Principle

This update provides information on NIHB Updates from March to October 2020, including changes to benefit items and services resulting from the pandemic COVID-19 and Jordan's Principle accessibility and updates. Non-Insured Health Benefits  NIHB has provided four COVID-19 Updates from March to May. Benefit items related to COVID-19 can be found in general NIHB Updates

2020-12-01T15:24:21-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Communications|

Deadline Extended to December 8: Application Information for Appointments to Permanent Indigenous Justice Group

In 2013, the Indigenous Justice Group (IJG) was first established as a short-term advisory group to provide advice to the Attorney General on broad matters affecting First Nations peoples and the justice system.  The IJG was established pursuant to Recommendation 2 of the Honourable Frank Iacobucci’s report entitled First Nations Representation on Ontario Juries. In July

2020-12-01T14:43:50-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Communications|

Call for Proposals: Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program (CSMARI).

The Department of Canadian Heritage is launching a call for proposals for the Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program (CSMARI). The CSMARI Program has three funding components: Projects, Community Capacity Building and Events. The Projects component provides funding for community development, anti-racism initiatives, and engagement projects that promote diversity and inclusion by encouraging interaction

2020-12-02T14:09:00-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Communications, Social|
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