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(Toronto, June 23, 2017) “Today’s announcement that the federal government will seek clarity from the Federal Court on two specific aspects of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal rulings creates further delays and continues to imperil the lives of First Nations children across Canada.

Last month, the CHRT again ruled that Canada has yet to comply with previous orders to implement Jordan’s Principle, which is a child-first principle that every First Nation child should have access to the same government services as all Canadian children.

TORONTO (June 21, 2017) — Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day is welcoming National Aboriginal Day by calling for greater education and awareness by all Canadians on First Nations culture, Peoples and our true shared history in this age of reconciliation.

TORONTO (June 12, 2017) - The 43rd All Ontario Chiefs Conference (AOCC) will be held from Tuesday, June 13th to Thursday, June 15th at Lac Seul First Nation. This year’s theme is “Determining Our Path: Stability for Future Generations.” The AOCC is hosted by Nishnawbe Aski Nation in the territory of Treaty #3.

TORONTO (May 31, 2017) “It has now been one year since Premier Kathleen Wynne delivered an emotional Statement of Reconciliation aimed not only at Residential School survivors, but also acknowledging the destru
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THUNDER BAY (May 30, 2017) On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario I would like to congratulate Joel Abram on his election as Grand Chief and Gord Peters as Deputy Grand Chief of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians during AIAI’s Annual General Assembly this morning at Caldwell First Nation.

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