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TORONTO, ON (March 17, 2017) – To mark the National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits, Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says today’s ceremonies taking place across Canada are a reminder that our Peoples must continue to work towards ending the national suicide crisis in First Nations communities.

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TORONTO, ON (March13, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says this year’s annual Little NHL tournament will continue the decades-old tradition of bringing together Ontario’s First Nation communities and fostering a sense of community and friendly competition amongst our youth.

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TORONTO (March 8, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day along with all First Nation leaders from across the province acknowledge International Women’s Day today and extend their deepest respect and appreciation to Grandmothers, Mothers, Daughters, Wives, Aunties, Sisters, Nieces and the women activists that work tirelessly to ensure recognition of gender equity and justice in society.

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TORONTO (March 3, 2017) --- First Nation leaders say today’s announcement from Premier Kathleen Wynne committing to eliminate hydro delivery charges for on-reserve citizens, among other benefits, is a welcomed announcement that will provide significant financial relief to First Nation communities while strengthening the Political Accord between the Province and First Nations.

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TORONTO (March 2, 2017) --- Indigenous leaders and the Chiefs of Ontario First Nations Women’s caucus acknowledge the work and progress that the province and its Indigenous partners have made in the overall strategy to end violence against women in Ontario.

Ontario released a statement Tuesday announcing progress in its commitment to end the cycle of violence against Indigenous women and girls together with Indigenous partners.

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