Province to introduce new mandatory lease form

QUEEN’S PARK—Ontario is introducing a new, simple standard lease that will be mandatory for private residential leases signed on or after April 30 including tenancies in...

Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement receives Royal Assent

OTTAWA—Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee extended his congratulations to the 23 Participating First Nations and the Kinoomaadziwin Education Body (KEB) on the Royal Assent...

Regional Chief Isadore Day commends jury on solid recommendations regarding inquest into student death

Thunder Bay, ON  --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day welcomes the long-awaited and much-needed recommendations made today regarding the inquest into the deaths of...

Wikwemikong’s Dr. Lavell-Harvard witness to Ontario apology

QUEEN’S PARK—Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard, president of the Ontario Native Women’s Association and also of Native Women’s Association of Canada, was one of the First...

On the presentation made by Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard at the United Nations Permanent Forum...

May 25, 2016 – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee supports key messages in the presentation by Ontario Native Women’s Association President and...

Algoma and North Shore hospitals face highest rates of overcrowding due to Liberal cuts:...

Freedom of Information requests reveal that Liberals have no standards for hospital bed occupancy, as overcrowding continues unabated at local hospitals Queen’s Park – Michael...

Supreme Court decision ‘muddies’ the water for First Nations people

NIPISSING FIRST NATION—Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee commented today on the Supreme Court of Canada in the Daniels case relating to the...

Constable Boyd among Manitoulin’s outstanding citizens: Hughes

Ottawa – One of the many reasons Manitoulin Island is such a great place is thanks to the dedication and community service of people...

News from the Park April 15-16

This past week, the NDP has been holding the Liberal government’s feet to the fire on a number of issues.   After promising better...

Human Rights Tribunal rules that Ottawa has underfunded First Nations child welfare, services

Federal government vows to address issue OTTAWA—The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) has brought down a decision that the federal government discriminates against First Nations...

Final Truth and Reconciliation Commission report released

OTTAWA—Weighing in at six volumes, 4,000 pages and 25-pounds, the final report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission was presented at a ceremony conducted...

News from the Park – November 20-15

This week marked another constituency week where I had the opportunity to tour many communities in the riding and host clinics to assist constituents....