CHIEFS OF ONTARIO ACKNOWLEDGE THE SACRIFICES OF OUR WARRIORS ON ABORIGINAL VETERANS DAY AND REMEMBRANCE DAYNovember 8, 2012 7:12 pm
November 8, 2012
Toronto, ON — The Chiefs of Ontario would like to take this time to acknowledge the ultimate sacrifices our people made to protect freedom for all and that we are grateful and will never forget.
November 8th is Aboriginal Veterans Day first acclaimed in 1996 as a time to reflect on the enormous contributions of our peoples during war and to celebrate our cultures and traditions.
Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy stated, “We honour Aboriginal Veterans Day on November 8th as well as the National Day of Remembrance on November 11th as a testament to the many battles our people have fought and lost their lives for in order to preserve freedom for all.”
The Chiefs of Ontario is a political forum, and a secretariat for collective decision making, action, and advocacy for the 133 First Nation communities located within the boundaries of the province of Ontario.
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Andre Morriseau, Media Relations
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