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VANCOUVER, BC (Feb 10, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day is pleased to announce that the Chiefs of Ontario have produced an innovative energy literacy tool that will provide First Nations in Ontario with foundational information necessary to build knowledge, insight and understanding of essential energy issues. The report will also be a useful reference guide for all First Nations across the country.

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TORONTO, ON (Feb 4, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day is calling upon the federal government to conduct an urgent review of the residential school compensation systems that are denying abuse survivors acknowledgement and compensation based on a mere technicality.

TORONTO, ON (Feb 2, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says he hopes with the start of the second phase of the Youth Inquest taking place this week that more light will be shed on the deaths of seven First Nations youths who died tragically while attending school in Thunder Bay.

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TORONTO, ON (Feb 2, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day expresses his condolences and prayers to the family and community who are mourning the loss of Sharon Bonham, a prominent councillor for the community of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.

        OTTAWA, ON (Jan 28, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day released the following statement after meeting and presenting Pre-Budget Submission to Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau in Ottawa today:

“The Chiefs of Ontario 2016 federal pre-budget submission (PBS) is the first significant opportunity for this government to begin a new fiscal relationship and to concretely address the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).