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TORONTO, ON (March 20, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy offers his condolences and prayers to the families and communities impacted by the death of three individuals Wednesday in a tragic car accident.

“I am saddened by this tragic news and pray for the families who have lost their loved ones,” said Ontario Regional Chief Beardy. “Our hearts and prayers go out to families and everyone travelling home from the Little NHL hockey tournament.”

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TORONTO, ON (March 18, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy is wishing all 178 teams, fans and families attending the Little NHL 2015 tournament in Mississauga this week a safe and enjoyable time.

TORONTO, ON (March 10, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy is calling Canada’s ways of getting oil to market in direct conflict with Indigenous rights and public safety after a second devastating oil spill this past weekend on Mattagami First Nation territory, the third CN derailment in northern Ontario in less than a month and the second near the First Nation community within three weeks.

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TORONTO, ON (March 9, 2015) --- Over 70 First Nations youth and elders are gathered in Sault Ste. Marie this week to attend the Chiefs of Ontario’s ‘Following in the footsteps of our Ancestors Elders and Youth Water Gathering.’ Participants are discussing the role of First Nations traditional ecological knowledge in protecting the Great Lakes.  

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.