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Toronto (Nov 26, 2014) – First Nations Chiefs from across Ontario are gathered at the ‘Leaders in the Legislature’ event with Ontario Cabinet Ministers today and tomorrow to discuss collaborative actions on First Nations priority issues.

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Toronto, ON (Nov 24, 2014) – Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy encourages everyone to support campaigns happening across communities in Ontario this November including Woman Abuse Prevention Month - which focuses on every woman’s fundamental right to live in safety and security in her home and community – free from the threat of violence.

Toronto (Nov 19, 2014) – Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy is proud to announce that on November 26 Chiefs, Cabinet Ministers, industry and corporate partners, family and friends will honour seven outstanding leaders who served as Ontario Regional Chief over the past 40 years.

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TORONTO, ON (November 13, 2014) — First Nation leaders in Ontario are not surprised by the federal government’s funding controversy. On Monday, the Canadian Press published an article revealing that Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) has been reallocating First Nation infrastructure funds.

Toronto, ON (Nov 12, 2014) — On November 13, 2014, Chief Marcia Brown-Martel will appear at the Ontario Divisional Court to argue for the protection of Indigenous cultural identity. This is Canada’s third attempt to appeal the Sixties Scoop case.

The outcome of this case has the potential to inform other child welfare cases currently before the courts, such as the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society and Pikwakanagan cases.