Ontario Press Release
June 22, 2011
Over 50,000 Ontario kids and their families will now have quicker and easier access to the right mental health supports, when and where they need them.
Sioux Lookout’s Emergency Control Group (ECG) was assembled at 8:00 p.m. on June 21, 2011, to implement plans to receive up to 200 evacuees from Mishkeegogamang First Nation (also known as Osnaburgh). The voluntary evacuation was triggered by an ongoing smoke alert resulting from a nearby forest fire, which, as of Tuesday evening, was approximately 16-18km east of the First Nation community and being affected by strong easterly winds.
Canada signed on to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples but isn't honouring it, a group of human rights advocates on Parliament Hill said Monday.
OTTAWA, June 21, 2011 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo released the following statement in recognition of National Aboriginal Day:
We urge the Prime Minister and his new majority government to stop playing political football with our children's future and to finish what it started with an A+ back in 2006 with so much fanfare and promise.
By CHRISTA WILLIAMS - June 20, 2011
First Nations in Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan are expressing their concerns to the federal governments Joint National Panel on First Nations education (see below). First Nations in Ontario are establishing a strategy to engage in a parallel process to that of the National Panel and develop a report to be submitted to the National Chief and the INAC Minister to coincide with the National Panel submission.