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Toronto, ON (July 22, 2016) ---  “The Chiefs of Ontario are fully sympathetic with the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Police Service (NAPS), who are threatening strike action over dangerous working conditions, which includes long hours working alone for lower wages compared to mainstream police services,” said Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day. “Both Ontario and Canada are very well aware of the serious issues faced by NAPS, and many First Nation police services in this province, and across the country.”

Toronto, ON (July 6, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that all children in Canada regardless of race should receive the health care and social services they require and the recently announced $382 million federal funding for on-reserve health care for children is just the starting point.

Thunder Bay, ON (June 28, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day welcomes the long-awaited and much-needed recommendations made today regarding the inquest into the deaths of the seven youth in the city of Thunder Bay.

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Thunder Bay, ON (June 27, 2016) --- On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, Regional Chief Isadore Day extends warm greetings to the Youth, Elders, Leadership and citizens participating in this week’s 42nd Annual All-Ontario Chiefs Conference (AOCC) hosted by the Independent First Nations, in the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation and the Robinson Superior Treaty.

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On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, Regional Chief Isadore Day offers his sincere condolences to the family and community of Chiefs of Ontario Elder Ella Dawn Green of Shoal Lake No #39 (Iskatewizaagegan) who passed on earlier this week.