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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|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Acknowledges the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

(December 6, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and the Chiefs of Ontario acknowledge the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women on December 6, 2019, and we remember the massacre of 14 female students at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, thirty years ago today on December 6, 1989, by an act of

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Social|

Request for Proposals: Consultant for First Nations Human Trafficking GTA Safe House Feasibility Study

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS You are invited to submit a proposal for a project by the Chiefs of Ontario to utilize your consultation expertise to a study that identifies all steps and costs, safety, and operational requirements associated with the establishment of a First Nation human trafficking safe house in the Greater Toronto area for women, girls, and children.

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Health, Social|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Honours the Lives and Legacies of the Missing and Murdered Women and Girls on Sisters in Spirit Day

(Toronto, October 4, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and the Chiefs of Ontario honour the lives and legacies of the hundreds of Missing and Murdered Women and Girls across Canada today and stand alongside with the survivors and families, on the 14th Annual Sisters in Spirit day. “Today, I, along with the Chiefs of

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Social|

Chiefs of Ontario Statement on announcement by Canada to seek a judicial review of CHRT Ruling

(Toronto, On, October 4, 2019) – Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald shares the Chiefs of Ontario’s extreme frustration in the Government of Canada’s decision to judicially review the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal’s decision to compensate children and their families who have been discriminated against. The Tribunal’s decision, issued in early September, awarded compensation to the

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Justice, Social, Youth|

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal awards compensation for child welfare impacts

(Toronto, September 6, 2019) Chiefs of Ontario welcomes today’s decision from the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that recognizes that First Nations children and families have gone through pain and suffering “of the worst kind” in the child welfare system, and from failures to fully implement Jordan’s Principle. It also found that Canada was wilful and

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Political, Social|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Statement on the Passing of Bill C-92

(Toronto, June 21, 2019) –  On June 20, 2019, Bill C-92, the federal child welfare legislation, passed in Parliament. The Chiefs of Ontario are disappointed to see that the legislation as adopted failed to include most of the significant amendments put forward from our leaders to the relevant committees within the House of Commons and

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Communications, Political, Social, Youth|Tags: |
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