Important Notice – Day School Applications – Updated

On August 19, 2019, Canada approved a nationwide Class Action Settlement to compensate claimants to harms suffered while attending federally established, operated, maintained, and controlled Day Schools.  Chiefs of Ontario have supported the compensation of survivors since 2011 with Resolution #11/13, Unified Support For Day School Class Action. Additionally, on June 7, 2021, Grand Chief

2021-09-10T13:49:48-04:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Social|Tags: |

Chiefs of Ontario Creating a Healthy & Loving Society for our Children – Conference Summary Report

The Conference was convened by the Chiefs of Ontario and held from May 19 – 20, 2021 via Zoom. There were over 150 participants from First Nations communities. It brought in leaders, experts and practitioners from First Nations communities and Child Well Being Organizations, law firms and Agencies, as well as the federal and provincial

2021-08-05T10:58:06-04:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: Social|

Call for Proposals: Capacity-building funding for An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families for fiscal year 2021-2022

A call for proposals is now open to support capacity-building in relation to An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families for fiscal year 2021-2022. Funding is available to Indigenous Peoples, communities, and groups as they begin work to develop their own legislation and explore Indigenous-led models for child and family

2021-04-06T10:02:19-04:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Social|

Chiefs of Ontario C-92 Conference – Logo Contest

The Chiefs of Ontario is hosting a C-92 conference in May discussing the new legislation (An Act Respecting First Nation, Inuit and Metis Children, Youth and Families), its implementation in Ontario, and traditional Indigenous child welfare practices. The goal of this act is to keep Indigenous children and youth connected to their families, communities, and

2021-03-29T12:23:27-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Social|

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|

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|

Seniors’ Centre Without Walls Micro-Grant Program – Deadline September 30, 2020

Stay social, informed and connected with your members. Seniors’ Centre Without Walls (SCWW) is a free interactive telephone-based group activity program that connects seniors and older adults 50+ and adults with physical disabilities who find it difficult to leave their home. SCWW programs offer an inclusive, safe, inviting space to listen, learn and be heard which increases

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Social|

Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians, Grand Chief Joel Abram’s Statement of Support on Ontario’s Decision to Eliminate the Practice of Birth Alerts

(Toronto – July 21, 2020) Grand Chief Joel Abram is supporting the Government of Ontario’s announcement to put an end to ‘birth alerts,’ a practice that can lead to child apprehensions soon after delivery and disproportionately impacts First Nations women and racialized families. “On behalf of the Chiefs in Ontario, I applaud the work of

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Communications, Social|

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 Commemorates the 29th Anniversary of the Women’s Memorial March

(Toronto, February 14, 2020) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald acknowledges the 29th Annual Women’s Memorial March, a day to come together to remember and honour the women, girls and two-spirited individuals who have died or have gone missing. “This year, 2020, marks the 29th anniversary of the Women’s Memorial March, a day we draw attention

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