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TORONTO, ON (Feb 14, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says today’s landmark decision by the Ontario Courts in favour of the Sixties Scoop Claim is not only recognition of what the survivors suffered but a judgment that Canada failed in its duty to protect the cultural identity of Indigenous children.

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TORONTO, ON (Feb 7, 2017) --- Chief Operating Officer of the Chiefs of Ontario Secretariat Nathan Wright is pleased to announce that the second edition of the Chiefs of Ontario Magazine The Advocate has wrapped up and is currently being distributed to communities across the country.

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TORONTO, ON (Feb 2, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that the federal government’s willingness to negotiate an end to the Sixties Scoop claim is a positive sign. However, they must acknowledge to the survivors and to Canada that they have a duty to protect the cultural identity of Indigenous children.

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SERPENT RIVER, ON (Jan 31, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day offers his deepest condolences to the family and community of Obashkaandagaang First Nation (Washagamis Bay) after Chief Alfred Sinclair passed into the spirit world Sunday.

TORONTO, ON (Jan 26, 2017) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that the new federal funding for child welfare support services is less than half of the funds ordered by a federal tribunal last year – and it still does not adequately address immediate and urgent needs.  

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