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Open Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau on Perpetuating Climate Injustice Against First Nations

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Canada bears responsibility for the climate crisis that is driving humans to the precipice of a global catastrophe. While the Government of Canada has begun to acknowledge this crisis and has enacted some measures to try to help pull humanity back from the edge, two major problems characterize government action. Current

2023-01-17T10:54:33-05:00January 17th, 2023|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Welcomes $25 Million Investment for First Nations Economic Development

(Toronto, ON – October 19, 2022) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement welcoming the Government of Ontario’s $25 million investment over the next three years to support economic development in First Nations communities: “I am pleased to announce the Government of Ontario’s $25 million investment over the next three years to support

2022-10-19T16:54:27-04:00October 19th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Calls for Immediate Funding to Support First Nations Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People on National Day of Action

(October 4, 2022 – Toronto, Ontario) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement calling for action on the National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: “On behalf of the Chiefs in Ontario, we mark National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, a day

2023-01-03T10:27:08-05:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Political, Women's Initiatives|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Issued the Following Statement in Response to Recent Announcement of February 11 as Orange Shirt Day

(February 11, 2022 - Toronto, ON) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement in response to the recent announcement of February 11 as Orange Shirt Day: “It is disrespectful and deeply offensive to co-opt Orange Shirt Day, along with the phrase Every Child Matters, as a symbol of unity for those participating in

2022-02-11T16:43:42-05:00February 11th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Political|

Chiefs of Ontario stands with Anishinabek Nation in Condemning Misinformation and Cultural Appropriation

(February 3, 2022 - Toronto, ON) Chiefs of Ontario and Anishinabek Nation issued a joint statement condemning the misinformation and cultural appropriation during demonstrations and other events that took place in Algonquin Nation Territory, also known as Ottawa, this past week: “The actions taken during the events in Ottawa are deeply offensive,” said Ontario Regional

2022-02-20T11:31:58-05:00February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Calls for Urgent Action to Curb the Spread of COVID-19

(Toronto, ON, January 7, 2022) Today, Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement calling for urgent action to curb the spread of COVID-19: “Confirmed cases and hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in First Nations communities in Ontario are continuing to climb, due to overcrowding and unsustainable housing and lack of testing,” said Ontario Regional

2022-01-07T15:32:00-05:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare’s Statement on Speech from the Throne

(Toronto, ON - November 24, 2021) On November 23, 2021, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, delivered the Speech from the Throne titled, Building a Resilient Economy: A Cleaner & Healthier Future for Our Kids, opening the second session of the 44th Parliament of Canada. “On behalf of the Chiefs

2021-11-24T13:29:44-05:00November 24th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Pays Tribute to Veterans on Indigenous Veterans Day and Remembrance Day

(Toronto, Ontario - November 8, 2021) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement in recognition of Indigenous Veterans Day and upcoming Remembrance Day by paying tribute to the many First Nations veterans and those currently serving across the globe: “On November 8th, Indigenous Veterans Day, we remember and commemorate the sacrifices and contributions

2021-11-08T12:00:38-05:00November 8th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Welcomes Federal Cabinet Members and Urges Immediate Action on First Nations Priorities

(October 27, 2021 - Toronto, Ontario) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement welcoming all new and returning federal cabinet ministers and urging immediate action on First Nations priorities: “Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled his new Cabinet for the House of Commons for the upcoming session of the 44th Canadian Parliament, set

2021-10-27T13:56:23-04:00October 27th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|

Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Marks First-Ever National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

(M’Chigeeng First Nation, ON - September 30, 2021) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement marking the first-ever National Day of Truth and Reconciliation: “Today, September 30th, Canada is marking its first-ever National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day since 2013,” said Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare. “Although

2021-10-01T09:32:59-04:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Communications, Political|
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