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(Toronto, Ontario, November 20 2023) — On November 21-23, 2023, the Chiefs of Ontario (COO) will be hosting a Fall Chiefs Assembly (FCA) in Toronto, Ontario, on the ancestral territory of many nations, including the Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee, and Wendat peoples. Toronto is also part of Treaty 13, signed by representatives of the Crown and Mississaugas of the Credit, as well as the Williams Treaties, signed with various Mississauga nations.
The three day assembly will include critical updates on a variety of issues and priorities for First Nations in Ontario, relating to environment, education, health, social services, justice, economic development, justice, research and data management, youth, women’s initiatives and more. Delegates will also be joined by AFN National Chief Candidates, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, Patty Hajdu, and Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Gary Anandasangaree.
Members of the media are cordially invited to attend as follows:
Event: Fall Chiefs Assembly
Date and Time: November 21-23, 2023
Location: Chelsea Hotel Toronto, 33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4
The assembly is also available online via YouTube.
For more information, please visit the Chiefs of Ontario Assembly Center website: https://www.chiefsmeeting.com/fallchiefsassembly2023
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The Chiefs of Ontario supports all First Nations in Ontario as they assert their sovereignty, jurisdiction and their chosen expression of nationhood. Follow Chiefs of Ontario on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @ChiefsOfOntario.
Director of Policy and Communications
Policy and Communications Sector
Chiefs of Ontario
Cell: (416) 579-4998