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TORONTO, (April 26, 2016) ---Chiefs of Ontario and the Ontario Ministry of Energy have agreed to move forward on a number of key issues following the second meeting of the First Nations Energy Table held in Timmins last week. The purpose of the First Nations Energy Table is to provide a forum for Ontario’s First Nation leadership, the Ontario government, and its agency’s leaders to identify, discuss and work to address issues and opportunities relating to Ontario’s energy sector.

TORONTO, (April 22, 2016)  --- “First Nations in Ontario and Canada must be fully and completely involved in the world-wide battle against climate change,” said Regional Chief Day in reaction to the official signing of the COP21 Paris Climate Treaty at the United Nations today. “The Paris Climate Treaty must work within our own Inherent and Treaty Rights in protecting and preserving our lands and waters. First Nations, and Indigenous Peoples around the world, are the first to suffer from global warming.

TORONTO (April 12, 2016) --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day calls the Indian Act, which turns 140 years old today, the root of all social trauma currently affecting all First Nation communities across Canada.

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