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2014 Ontario Elections

The Chiefs of Ontario sent an Open Letter and questionnaire to candidates asking specific questions on the following 6 key issues affecting First Nations:

  1. Ipperwash Inquiry
  2. Duty to Consult
  3. Resource Revenue Sharing
  4. Inherent Jurisdiction
  5. Funding
  6. First Nations Policing

Responses from the New Democratic and Liberal candidates were received back. View them here:

A Platform Analysis was also developed breakdown election promises by party and looking at potential positive and negative effects on First Nation communities.

Additional Resources and News Clippings Related to First Nations and the Ontario 2014 Elections are:

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