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Toronto, ON (August 3, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day welcomes today’s announcement rolling out the much-anticipated Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women National Inquiry and says we must rally behind the commissioners and support the families in the critical work they will carry out over the next two years. 

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Toronto, ON (July 27, 2016) --- On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario Regional Chief Day offers sincere condolences to the family and community of Magnetawan after former Chief Wilmer Noganosh passed away this morning.

 

Toronto, ON (July 22, 2016) ---  “The Chiefs of Ontario are fully sympathetic with the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Police Service (NAPS), who are threatening strike action over dangerous working conditions, which includes long hours working alone for lower wages compared to mainstream police services,” said Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day. “Both Ontario and Canada are very well aware of the serious issues faced by NAPS, and many First Nation police services in this province, and across the country.”

Toronto, ON (July 6, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that all children in Canada regardless of race should receive the health care and social services they require and the recently announced $382 million federal funding for on-reserve health care for children is just the starting point.

Thunder Bay, ON (June 28, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day welcomes the long-awaited and much-needed recommendations made today regarding the inquest into the deaths of the seven youth in the city of Thunder Bay.

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