Justice

For Immediate Release: Gull Bay First Nation Complaints of Anti-Indigenous Racism by the OPP – Armstrong Detachment Go Unanswered By OPP Commissioner

Gull Bay First Nation is a community approximately 250 kilometers northeast of Thunder Bay ON, near the village of Armstrong. GBFN has filed three (3) formal complaints of anti-Indigenous racism, discrimination and harassment in OPP services with OPP Commissioner Carrique which have gone wholly unaddressed despite their severity and the passage of many months. Mr.

2022-10-28T13:27:05-04:00October 28th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Justice|

Ontario’s Contraband Strategy and Action Plan

On June 1, 2021, the Ministry of the Solicitor General announced Ontario’s Contraband Strategy and Action Plan to enhance contraband detection and prevention. According to Ontario, the provincial government has introduced a series of measures including investments in more tools and technology to increase detection, enhanced security measures, and improved the collection, analysis and sharing

2022-10-12T16:24:58-04:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Justice|

Correctional Service of Canada: Advertisement of Interest for Traditional Indigenous Elders/Cultural Advisors

CSC is seeking the interest of applicants for part-time and full-time Traditional Indigenous Elder/Cultural Advisor contracts in Ontario.  Locations may include Bracebridge, Campbellford, Kitchener and Kingston. Responsibilities include assisting Indigenous offenders within federal institutions so they may benefit from culturally specific healing and interventions in individual and group settings, conducting culturally appropriate ceremonies, providing counselling,

2022-03-14T11:11:06-04:00March 14th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Justice|

Solicitor General Knowledge Forums: Community Safety and Policing Act Regulations

The Ministry of the Solicitor General has invited First Nations Leadership to a series of online Knowledge Forums to engage with them regarding the regulations for the Community Safety and Policing Act (CSPA). The Solicitor General’s office sent out invitations to First Nations Leadership and Provincial Territorial Organizations (see Annex A for the invitation). The

2021-08-11T15:45:28-04:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Justice, Priorities|

News Release: Canada, Ontario and Chiefs of Ontario launch process to collaborate on enforcement and prosecution of First Nations laws

May 6, 2021                  Ottawa - Department of Justice Canada Collaboration with provincial partners and Indigenous communities is essential to walking the shared path of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Renewing that relationship includes upholding and protecting Indigenous peoples’ inherent right to self-determination, and ensuring community well-being and safety. Today, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald, the members

2021-05-07T07:51:08-04:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Justice, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Marks Red Dress Day and the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)

(Taykwa Tagamou Nation, ON – May 05, 2021) – Today, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald issued the following statement on Red Dress Day and the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG): “Each year on May 5, we mark the annual Red Dress Day and the National Day of

2021-05-05T11:50:33-04:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Justice, Political|

Call for Interest in Chiefs Committee on Justice

The Chiefs of Ontario Justice Sector, in partnership with the Justice Portfolio Holders, Grand Chief Fiddler and Deputy Grand Chief Loft, is seeking interested Chiefs and technicians to join a newly formed Chiefs Committee on Justice. The Chiefs Committee will oversee the development of strategies, implement action plans, follow through on justice-related Resolutions, and provide

2021-02-22T17:13:57-05:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Justice|

Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

(Toronto, ON, November 26, 2020) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald is marking International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence by calling on all levels of government to prioritize ending gender-based violence and providing culturally relevant, essential services for women, girls, two-spirit

2020-11-26T15:32:43-05:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Justice, Social|

A/Ontario Regional Chief Alvin Fiddler Statement on 25 Year Anniversary of Ipperwash Crisis

(Thunder Bay, ON, September 4, 2020) “Good day everyone, I acknowledge you on your traditional territories and nations where you reside and hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. This year, so far, has been unprecedented in its challenges to all of our communities due to the pandemic. While COVID-19 has

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Justice|

An Open Letter to Canadians: Canada Must Commit to Action against Systemic Racism

Dear Canadians, We stand on the precipice of change. We are looking down an untravelled path that will lead us from the darkness of hate and racism into the light of a loving, caring and just society. Will we finally have the courage to walk together and say enough is enough? After this immediate crisis

2020-10-29T16:40:14-04:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Communications, Justice|
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