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Ontario First Nations Will be Fully Involved in Province’s New Cannabis Control Board Through On-Reserve Regulations and Potential Revenue Sharing

(TORONTO, September 8, 2017) This morning the Province of Ontario announced a new Cannabis Control Board which will regulate the sales of marijuana through as many as 150 stand-alone stores located in municipalities across the pr

Chiefs of Ontario Highlight Urgency to End Boil Water Advisories During World Water Week: “Clean Water is a Human Right”

(TORONTO August 29, 2017) “As we mark World Water Week, Canadians must be reminded that far too many First Nation communities in Ontario, and across the country, do not have access to clean drinking wat

Indigenous Resiliency: Three Sisters Garden

Join us at the Hoop Dance Gathering space (between A and Hwibngs) at Fennell campus to learn about the Three Sisters garden, Indigenous teachings, and discuss Indigenous resiliency in the wake of Canada 150.

Great Lakes Water Walk

The Great Lakes Water Walk is an open invitation to all people to join an Indigenous-led Water Walk to honor Nibi (Water).

Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day Welcomes Today’s Cabinet Shuffle Aimed at Improving Bureaucratic Delivery of Services and Establishing Self-Governing Nations

(Toronto – August 28, 2017) Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a significant Cabinet shuffle that will see Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) split into two departments.

ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF DAY STATEMENT ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES & 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

(Toronto, August 9, 2017) Today marks the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, the 2017 theme of the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), marks one decade

STATEMENT FROM THE ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF ON CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR THE CHIPPEWAS OF THE THAMES AND THEIR FIGHT TO PROTECT FIRST NATIONS RIGHTS AND WATERWAYS.

(Toronto, July 26, 2017)   Earlier today the Supreme Court of Canada released its ruling concerning the Chippewas of the Thames First Nations, which found that the Crown had satisfied its duty to consult the Chippewas of the Thames in r

ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF PUSHES ONTARIO FOR RECOGNITION OF THE GOVERNMENT TO GOVERNMENT RELATIONS WITH FIRST NATIONS

(TORONTO, July 19, 2017)  The Council of the Federation (COF) met this week in Edmonton to focus on a number of important issues; mostly on economic matters such as NAFTA, cross-border trade and cannabis legalization.  As reported in th

Ontario First Nations Young Peoples Council’s thoughts on Canada 150

(TORONTO, June 30, 2017)  “We the OFNYPC write this statement to you with the intention of encouraging dialogue, building hope, and pushing for interpersonal and governmental relationships that are built on reciprocity

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