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TORONTO (Oct 7, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day is lending his full support to the student inquest currently being held in Thunder Bay that seeks to find answers to the tragic deaths of seven youth over the past 10 years.

After a three-year wait, an inquest into the mysterious deaths of seven First Nations youth from remote communities across northern Ontario that lost their lives as they attended high school in Thunder Bay began on Monday.

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TORONTO (Oct 5, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, Chair of the AFN Chiefs Committee on Health and the leaders from the Neskantaga First Nation are calling for immediate action on this tragic health crisis and demand the federal candidates for Prime Minister outline their policy positions on First Nations health.

TORONTO (Sept 30, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day has issued a Call to Action, calling the state of health for First Nations people in Canada deplorable and unconscionable.

Regional Chief Day recently assumed responsibility for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Health portfolio and aims to make a determined effort to raise the awareness on the crisis of First Nation health in Canada.

TORONTO (Sept 29, 2015) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day congratulates Batchewana First Nation’s Completion of Bow Lake Wind Facility Project.

“Today marks the beginning of a new energy reality for Batchewana First Nation – as well as all those consumers who will benefit from clean, renewable wind energy,” said Ontario Regional Chief Day, who is attending the official ribbon cutting ceremony today.

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TORONTO (Sept 29, 2015) --- With the Blue Jays play-off fever, NFL, and even pre-season hockey dominating sports coverage, the Iroquois Nationals and Team Canada battled it out Sunday at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships in Syracuse, New York, Haudenosaunee Territory, hosted by the Onondaga Nation.

The Iroquois Nationals lost 12-8 to Canada, which has now won four world championships in a row.