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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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TORONTO, ON (Feb 27, 2016) --- The Chiefs of Ontario will host its 11th Annual Health Forum this week in Toronto with health representatives and delegates from First Nations across Ontario participating in three days of panel presentations, workshops, networking sessions and keynote speakers.

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TORONTO, ON (Feb 14, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says today’s landmark decision by the Ontario Courts in favour of the Sixties Scoop Claim is not only recognition of what the survivors suffered but a judgment that Canada failed in its duty to protect the cultural identity of Indigenous children.

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TORONTO, ON (Feb 7, 2017) --- Chief Operating Officer of the Chiefs of Ontario Secretariat Nathan Wright is pleased to announce that the second edition of the Chiefs of Ontario Magazine The Advocate has wrapped up and is currently being distributed to communities across the country.

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TORONTO, ON (Feb 2, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that the federal government’s willingness to negotiate an end to the Sixties Scoop claim is a positive sign. However, they must acknowledge to the survivors and to Canada that they have a duty to protect the cultural identity of Indigenous children.

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