Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Statement on the Passing of Chief Celia Echum of Ginoogaming First Nation

(Toronto, ON, May 9, 2020) – The Ontario Regional Chief, RoseAnne Archibald released the following statement on the passing of well loved and respected Chief Celia Echum of Ginoogaming First Nation. “On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, we offer our utmost respect and condolences to the family, friends and the community of Ginoogaming First

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00May 9th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Economic, Political|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief Archibald Supports AFN’s Call for a COVID-19 State of Emergency

“We are facing a serious health crisis…” (Toronto, ON, March 24, 2020) – Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald supported the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) motion yesterday which led to the COVID-19 Declaration of a State of Emergency for First Nations across the country. Many First Nations across Canada have already declared a State of

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Environment, Health, Political|Tags: , |

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 Congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his re-election and Urges Full Commitment to forge New Relationship based on First Nation Priorities

(Toronto – October 22, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his re-election and forming a minority government. In 2015, the Liberal government made significant strides in developing a relationship with Indigenous peoples across Canada. We now call upon this government, again, and all parties to work in full partnership

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Communications, Political|Tags: , |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and Political Confederacy meet with Premier Doug Ford and Ontario Cabinet to Advance First Nations Issues in Ontario

(Toronto, October 7, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald and members of the Political Confederacy of the Chiefs of Ontario met with Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Indigenous Affairs Ontario, Greg Rickford today to discuss a number of key priorities and issues affecting First Nations in Ontario. This meeting provided a much needed opportunity

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Political|Tags: |

Legislative Assembly of Ontario: Call for Submissions – Indigenous Artwork

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario invites Ontario-based Indigenous wood artists to submit for consideration an Expression of Interest to design and carve a fixed art piece for the Legislative Chamber. BACKGROUND As the seat of Ontario’s provincial parliament, the Legislative Building is a physical symbol representing our province.  At the heart of the building is

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Political|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Statement on Today’s Ontario Cabinet Shuffle

(Toronto, ON, June 20, 2019) – Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald welcomes the new Ontario cabinet members and those others impacted by today’s cabinet shuffle in their new portfolio’s. “On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, I’d like to welcome and offer my congratulations to those coming into Premier Ford’s cabinet, and I look forward

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Political|Tags: |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Congratulates Chief Leo Friday and the Community of Kashechewan First Nation on the Signing of the 2019 Framework Agreement for Relocation

(Toronto, May 9, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald is applauding Kashechewan First Nation on their signing of the 2019 Framework Agreement – Relocation Implementation Plan along with the Governments of Canada and Ontario. For 17 years, Kashechewan First Nation has been forced to evacuate their community due to flooding and infrastructure concerns. This agreement

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Economic, Political|Tags: , |

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald’s response to the tabling of the Ontario 2019 Budget

(Toronto, ON, April 12, 2019) –  “The release of today’s Ontario Budget titled; ‘Protecting What Matters Most‘ provides for some serious concern on the direction by the Ford government, which neglects direct investments and commitments to First Nations in Ontario. As the Ontario Regional Chief, I have communicated with Premier Ford, and shared that I

2020-10-29T16:40:15-04:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Economic, Education, Political|Tags: |

Regional Chief Archibald Responds to Tabling of The People’s Health Care Act, 2019

(Toronto, February 27, 2019) – Yesterday, the Provincial Government tabled Bill 74, The People’s Health Care Act, 2019. This legislation is set to create a new Agency called Ontario Health, which will be formed by dissolving the province’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) and merging their duties with those of six other health agencies, including

2020-10-29T16:40:16-04:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Communications, Health, Political|Tags: |
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