Solicitor General Knowledge Forums: Community Safety and Policing Act Regulations

The Ministry of the Solicitor General has invited First Nations Leadership to a series of online Knowledge Forums to engage with them regarding the regulations for the Community Safety and Policing Act (CSPA). The Solicitor General’s office sent out invitations to First Nations Leadership and Provincial Territorial Organizations (see Annex A for the invitation). The

2021-08-11T15:45:28-04:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Justice, Priorities|

News Release: Canada, Ontario and Chiefs of Ontario launch process to collaborate on enforcement and prosecution of First Nations laws

May 6, 2021                  Ottawa - Department of Justice Canada Collaboration with provincial partners and Indigenous communities is essential to walking the shared path of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Renewing that relationship includes upholding and protecting Indigenous peoples’ inherent right to self-determination, and ensuring community well-being and safety. Today, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald, the members

2021-05-07T07:51:08-04:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Justice, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Marks Red Dress Day and the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)

(Taykwa Tagamou Nation, ON – May 05, 2021) – Today, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald issued the following statement on Red Dress Day and the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG): “Each year on May 5, we mark the annual Red Dress Day and the National Day of

2021-05-05T11:50:33-04:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Justice, Political|

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 Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

(Toronto, ON, November 26, 2020) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald is marking International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence by calling on all levels of government to prioritize ending gender-based violence and providing culturally relevant, essential services for women, girls, two-spirit

2020-11-26T15:32:43-05:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Justice, Social|

A/Ontario Regional Chief Alvin Fiddler Statement on 25 Year Anniversary of Ipperwash Crisis

(Thunder Bay, ON, September 4, 2020) “Good day everyone, I acknowledge you on your traditional territories and nations where you reside and hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. This year, so far, has been unprecedented in its challenges to all of our communities due to the pandemic. While COVID-19 has

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Justice|

An Open Letter to Canadians: Canada Must Commit to Action against Systemic Racism

Dear Canadians, We stand on the precipice of change. We are looking down an untravelled path that will lead us from the darkness of hate and racism into the light of a loving, caring and just society. Will we finally have the courage to walk together and say enough is enough? After this immediate crisis

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Justice|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald on the delay of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls National Action Plan.

(Toronto – June 3, 2020) One year ago, on June 3, 2019, the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) National Inquiry delivered their final report titled “Reclaiming Power and Place.” On May 26, 2020, Minister Bennett confirmed that the National Action Plan to implement the Calls for Justice would be delayed past the

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Communications, Justice, Political|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Statement on EAO Order for Coastal GasLink to Consult Further

(Toronto, ON, Feb. 22, 2020) “We are hopeful that with the recent order for Coastal GasLink to consult further with the Wet’suwet’en that all parties will work together to find a common resolution. It’s essential that the Crown through both Federal and the BC governments fulfill their fiduciary obligation to First Nations. Both governments must continue to

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Environment, Justice, Political, Social|Tags: , |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald on the the Prime Ministers statement regarding Taking Down the Barricades

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald on the the Prime Ministers statement regarding Taking Down the Barricades (Toronto, ON, Feb. 21, 2020) “Prime Minister Trudeau has abandoned First Nations and our land protectors and has put our lives at risk in his latest statements warning that the onus is now on the Indigenous Leaders to end

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Communications, Environment, Justice, Political|Tags: |
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