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TORONTO, ON (JULY 24, 2014) — Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy is saying the fuel tax hike recently announced in the provincial budget by the newly-elected Liberal government will boost airline fares and make it even more difficult for remote communities to access goods and services.

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TORONTO, ON (JULY 21, 2014) — Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy Congratulates the Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team representing the Haudenosaunee Confederacy on their third place finish in the World Lacrosse Championship this Saturday in Denver.

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TORONTO, ON (JULY 11, 2014) — Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy today commented on the Supreme Court of Canada’s Keewatin decision calling it a breach of Canada’s obligations to uphold international laws/standards and undermines Indigenous laws that have already been in place for centuries.

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TORONTO, ON (JULY 10, 2014) — Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy says next week’s education meeting during the Assembly of First Nations AFN Annual General Assembly in Halifax is crucial to the future of First Nation communities and that First Nations in Ontario will attend to ensure deliberations on First Nations’ education remain focused on their rights and responsibilities to educate their own peoples.  

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TORONTO, ON (JUNE 26, 2014) — Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy congratulates the Tsilhqot'in Nation today on being granted a historic declaration of Aboriginal title in a long-fought court case. It expands on the interpretation and application of the law in a way that promotes reconciliation holding up First Nations’ interests with respect to title. Most importantly, consent of the Aboriginal title holders will be required before any development moves forward.

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