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CCLA Presents concerns at The UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

February 26, 2016 This week, Canada appeared before the UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, and CCLA was there in Geneva to present key concerns as part of the country’s sixth periodic review. The Committee is the independent body of experts that oversees state parties’ compliance with the UN Covenant on Economic, Social, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 29, 2016209 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief Says ‘First Nations Must be Key Participants in any Climate Change Strategy and Force Inclusion on a Global Level’

Ontario Regional Chief Says ‘First Nations Must be Key Participants in any Climate Change Strategy and Force Inclusion on a Global Level’ Toronto (Feb 29, 2016) — Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says that any long term initiative on Human Rights and Climate Change must not only include Indigenous participation but include active Indigenous leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on February 29, 2016315 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day Reacts to Ontario Budget 2016: First Nations Are Not Included in Stimulus Spending and Economic Growth

NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF ISADORE DAY REACTS TO ONTARIO BUDGET 2016: FIRST NATIONS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN STIMULUS SPENDING AND ECONOMIC GROWTH TORONTO, ON (Feb 26, 2016)  — “Yesterday’s Ontario budget focused on job creation and infrastructure investment but failed to include First Nations in its ambitious plans for a new low carbon economy, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2016425 Views

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The Reviews Continue: Ontario Liberal Budget creates jobs and grows the economy

QUEEN’S PARK, ON, Feb. 26, 2016– Ontario’s 2016 Liberal budget makes investments to build Ontario up, create new jobs and grow the economy. JOSEPH MCDONALD, PRESIDENT, AUTISM ONTARIO “(Ontario’s 2016) budget announcement will change the course of history for so many deserving families. The calls for change from Autism Ontario have clearly been heard, and we […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2016316 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Supports Call for Immediate Action to Address Health & Public Health Emergency in Nishnawbe Aski Nation Territory

February 26, 2016 Assembly of First Nations Supports Call for Immediate Action to Address Health & Public Health Emergency in Nishnawbe Aski Nation Territory (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with AFN Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, today expressed support for prompt and sustained action by the Ontario and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2016352 Views

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Thunder Bay Delegation Brings Priority Issues to OGRA/ROMA

February 25, 2016 – A delegation including Mayor Keith Hobbs, Intergovernmental Affairs Committee Chair and Vice Chair Councillors Joe Virdiramo and Brian McKinnon, along with Councillor Iain Angus and City Manager Norm Gale brought Thunder Bay’s key issues to the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA)/Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Combined Conference in Toronto on Feb. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2016240 Views

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Even More Reviews Are In: Ontario Liberal Budget creates jobs and grows the economy

Press Release QUEEN’S PARK, ON,Feb. 25, 2015 – Today’s Ontario Liberal budget makes investments to build Ontario up, create new jobs and grow the economy. JOHN TORY, MAYOR,TORONTO “Our relationship with the province is a vitally important one, and I’m encouraged to see that the 2016 Ontario Budget acknowledges Toronto’s priorities including transit and housing. I […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2016165 Views

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FAFIA is at the CESCR Review Raising Women’s Social, Economic and Cultural Rights

February 25, 2016 The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights conducted it’s sixth periodic review of Canada on its implementation of the provisions of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights this week. The Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action produced a report specifically looking at women’s economic, social and cultural rights […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 2016292 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Supports Federal Government’s Nation-to-Nation Approach

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Supports Federal Government’s Nation-to-Nation Approach February 25, 2016 (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stated today that the AFN supports the federal government’s decision to work with the recognized representative organizations of the Indigenous peoples of this land at the upcoming meeting with First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 2016307 Views

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National Chief, Dwight Dorey, pleased with support from premiers

(Ottawa) February 24, 2016 – National Chief, Dwight Dorey issued the following statement regarding the premiers’ support for the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples’ inclusion in the First Ministers’ Meeting (FMM): “I am very pleased with the support we’ve received from the premiers regarding our inclusion,” said Dorey. “The Prime Minister promised the involvement of all […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 2016211 Views

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