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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|

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|

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|

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|

A/Ontario Regional Chief Alvin Fiddler Statement on $112 Million for On-Reserve Schools for Safe Re-Opening

 (Thunder Bay, On, August 26, 2020) – Acting Ontario Regional Chief Alvin Fiddler is hopeful today’s $112 million funding announcement to support First Nation education community will help to ensure a safe return to school on reserves. “Today’s announcement is very much welcomed, but the delay in addressing the ongoing funding requests to ensure the

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Education, Political, Youth|Tags: |

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 Marks Fifth Anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Release of the 94 Calls to Action

(Toronto – June 2, 2020) On June 2, 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released 94 Calls to Action on priorities aimed at reconciling the impacts the Indian Residential Schools had on First Nations across Canada. To mark the fifth anniversary of the release, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald is calling for the full

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Communications, Political|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald marks the 11th anniversary of National Indigenous History Month

(Toronto, June 1, 2020) Today, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald is marking the beginning of National Indigenous History Month. After continued calls by First Nations and Indigenous Peoples in Canada, in 2009, the House of Commons unanimously voted to designate June as National Indigenous History Month. “National Indigenous History Month is a time to honour

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Communications, Political|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Statement on the Passing of Chief Celia Echum of Ginoogaming First Nation

(Toronto, ON, May 9, 2020) – The Ontario Regional Chief, RoseAnne Archibald released the following statement on the passing of well loved and respected Chief Celia Echum of Ginoogaming First Nation. “On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, we offer our utmost respect and condolences to the family, friends and the community of Ginoogaming First

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00May 9th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Economic, Political|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief Archibald Supports AFN’s Call for a COVID-19 State of Emergency

“We are facing a serious health crisis…” (Toronto, ON, March 24, 2020) – Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald supported the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) motion yesterday which led to the COVID-19 Declaration of a State of Emergency for First Nations across the country. Many First Nations across Canada have already declared a State of

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Environment, Health, Political|Tags: , |
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