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Toronto, (May 31, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day calls for action in mercury cleanup in Grassy Narrows First Nation after report indicates recovery of water system is possible even after 60 years of contamination.

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TORONTO, (May 30, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day on behalf of the Political Confederacy and the Chiefs of Ontario issued this statement in the Ontario legislature today regarding the Ontario’s Statement of Reconciliation:

“Today, we journey together toward the Restoration of the rights originally recognized through sacred and binding Treaties with our Ancestors; and Reparation of lives of First Nation People damaged by Indian Residential Schools in Ontario.

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TORONTO, (May 27, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day congratulates the charter class of graduates at the Lakehead University Law Program today with several graduating Indigenous students.

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THUNDER BAY, (May 25, 2016) --- On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario I would like to congratulate Francis Kavanaugh on his election as Ogichidaa, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 in Wauzhushk Onigum (Rat Portage) during Treaty #3 Chiefs Spring Assembly this afternoon.

THUNDER BAY, (May 25, 2016) --- “Today marks a significant turning point in terms of responding to immediate priorities and improving health outcomes for those who are in dire need,” said Regional Chief Isadore Day.  “While largely targeted specifically at the First Nation communities in the Sioux Lookout and Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) region, the $221 million in new provincial funding over the next three years is a significant step towards addressing First Nation health priorities.