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(Iskatewizaagegan #39 Independent First Nation, October 5, 2017) “Today’s announcement that TransCanada has abandoned its proposed Energy East pipeline project is a major victory for all who support the protection of our lands, our waters, and air for future generations,” said Regional Chief Isadore Day.  “Right from the beginning, our Peoples were almost unanimously opposed to a 4,600 kilometre pipeline – running from Alberta to New Brunswick – that had the potential for major long-term environmental disaste

(TORONTO, September 8, 2017) This morning the Province of Ontario announced a new Cannabis Control Board which will regulate the sales of marijuana through as many as 150 stand-alone stores located in municipalities across the province, beginning July 1, 2019. Ontario First Nations will be discussing their involvement in this process, including our own laws to regulate cannabis consumption and sales in First Nation communities. There is also potential in sharing provincial sales revenues.

(TORONTO August 29, 2017) “As we mark World Water Week, Canadians must be reminded that far too many First Nation communities in Ontario, and across the country, do not have access to clean drinking water ,” said Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day.  “While the federal Liberal government pledged to end all Boil Water Advisories (BWAs) within five years, not enough progress has been made to date.”  
 

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