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Restore illegally removed father's names back onto birth regs

From 1960 to 1980, unwed father's names were illegally removed/omitted by the Ontario government. Many parents were illegally denied the right to name the father despite the law at the time allowing them to. Father's gave their consent. Many of these people are Aboriginal adoptees who were wrongly taken from their families. The UN has now asked the Ontario government TWICE to restore these names of adoptees as it affects ...more »

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Aboriginal Education and Youth

Work with all stakeholders to improve educational outcomes of Ontario's Aboriginal Youth and meaningful investments to close the gap on high school completion. 50% of the Aboriginal population is under the age of 24 and hundreds of thousands of them are coming of age and working age. We need their participation in the future economy of the province particularly with retiring boomers increasing.

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Create a Far North Ontario council

Far North Ontario: http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/FarNorth/2ColumnSubPage/266506.html consists mostly of aboriginal communities and is full of natural resources. I propose creating a council - something like a Territorial Legislature, but, with less power - elected by those who live there, who can focus development and revenues to the communities that need them most. Ontario's far northern aboriginals are among ...more »

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Resource Revenue Sharing

Implement resource revenue sharing agreement model. Resource extraction revenues within aboriginal traditional lands can be linked to provincial hydro rates as many electrical transmission lines cross over our territory.

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