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....

Historic cabinet features gender parity and “the face of Canada”

OTTAWA— Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sworn into office last Wednesday, November 4 along with a cabinet that made a number of historical firsts....

Madahbee welcomes Carolyn Bennett as new INAC minister

UOI OFFICES – Nipissing FN (Nov. 4, 2015) – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee welcomes Carolyn Bennett as the new Indigenous and...

Increase access to transit in Northern Ontario say NDP

Queen’s Park – Ontario NDP MPP for Timiskaming-Cochrane John Vanthof called on the Acting Premier in the legislature this morning to address cuts to...