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|

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|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Commemorates International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

(M’Chigeeng First Nation, ON - August 9, 2021) Today, the Ontario Regional Chief, Glen Hare, issued the following statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: “Today, on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we recognize and celebrate the vibrant culture, ancestral traditions, diversity and contributions of First Nations and the

2021-08-09T15:34:57-04:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

CHIEFS OF ONTARIO CONGRATULATE GLEN HARE AS ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF ELECT AT THE 47TH ANNUAL ALL ONTARIO CHIEFS CONFERENCE

(Toronto, ON, June 16, 2021) — A historic day, the Chiefs in Ontario elected Glen Hare, former Anishinabek Nation Grand Chief from M'Chigeeng First Nation, as Ontario Regional Chief in an online traditional ceremony during the 47th Annual All Ontario Chiefs Conference hosted by Grand Council Treaty #3. Ontario Regional Chief Elect Glen Hare ran

2021-06-17T11:07:41-04:00June 17th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Archibald Responds to Ontario’s plan to Search the Grounds of Former Residential Schools Across the Province

(12:00 P.M., June 15, 2021 - Taykwa Tagamou Nation Territory, ON) – Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald, together with Ontario First Nation leaders, acknowledges the provincial government’s commitment made today to search the grounds of all former residential schools across Ontario as part of the ongoing journey of reconciliation. Ontario Indigenous Affairs Minister, Greg Rickford

2021-06-15T12:10:26-04:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald releases statement on sentencing decision in the killing of Barbara Kentner

(June 8, 2021 - Taykwa Tagamou Nation Territory, ON) – Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald issued the following statement on the sentencing of Brayden Bushby, who was convicted of manslaughter last year in the 2017 death of Barbara Kentner: “Barbara Kentner was described by her sister as ‘As a light in the darkness.  A beautiful

2021-06-08T16:26:49-04:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Marks 6th Anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Release of the 94 Calls to Action

(June 3, 2021 - Taykwa Tagamou Nation Territory, ON) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald issued the following statement on the 6th anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Release of the 94 Calls to Action: “After last week’s discovery of the 215 children found in a mass grave at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School,

2021-06-03T11:33:41-04:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

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|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Marks Earth Day and Great Lakes Day

(Taykwa Tagamou Nation Territory ON, April 22, 2021) – On April 22, Earth Day and Great Lakes Day, the Ontario Regional Chief, RoseAnne Archibald, asks everyone to collectively give thanks to Mother Earth and reflect upon the essential role we all play in protecting and preserving our land, waters, air, and natural resources. “Today, April

2021-04-22T09:01:35-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Communications, Environment, Political|
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