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TORONTO, ON (March 5, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy is calling the recent news report regarding First Nation communities In Ontario accepting nuclear waste disposal agreements from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) as false and misleading.

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TORONTO, ON (March 4, 2015) --- Chiefs of Ontario will host an Education Conference this week in Toronto titled ‘Our Children, Our Future, Our Vision’. The conference takes place March 5, 6 and is intended for a target audience that includes Chiefs, Councillors, and education professionals involved in the formal and informal lifelong education of First Nation learners.

TORONTO, ON (February 27, 2015) --- A Chiefs of Ontario contingent made up of leaders and families participated in the national roundtable on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Ottawa today. Despite the federal government’s lack of action, First Nation leaders continue to demand the Government of Canada establish an independent public commission of inquiry into the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.

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TORONTO, ON (February 23, 2015) --- Chiefs of Ontario will be hosting its 9th annual Health Forum this week in Toronto titled ‘Health as a Shared Priority’. The Health Forum takes place February 24, 25, 26 and is intended for a target audience that includes Community Based Health Workers, Health Directors, Community Health Nurses, Community Health Representatives and First Nation leadership, policy analysts and managers.  

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Chiefs of Ontario will host an essential planning gathering where families of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls will share their personal stories with First Nation leaders, women and youth in preparation of a First Nation-led truth-seeking process into what happened to their loved ones.

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