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 »
Ontario kids need to have the benefit of an understanding of the history of this land & it's peoples from the beginning. That means antiquity, anthropology, geology, first nations oral history. Canada didn't begin with European exploration! Canada's choices & experience in governance didn't begin with 1867!
Partner with First Nations-Indigenous corporations in large infrastructure projects in large urban centres (at least 5% revenue share). Host organization mandate to upskill First Nations-Indigenous corporations with necessary skills to provide sustainable independent existence. Training should allow for both Administrative and Labour related trades. Infrastructure development in First Nations - Indigenous communities ...more »
Our Ontario government is set to approve more clearcut logging on Grassy Narrows territory, after 50 years of mercury-poisoning generations of children's (and all other species') water and homes and lives!
We insist on respect and doing the right thing from Wynne's promising new government.
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 »
Partner with First Nations-Indigenous youth artists to develop a visually acceptable alternative to Green energy projects. Example: Wind turbines to have a sculpted mask of aboriginal art (such as a totems, or totem poll with feathered propellers). The benefit of partnering with our First Nations-Indigenous people, is to recognize the shared vision of sustainable energy alternatives provided by mother natures vast ...more »
Create a Northern Ontario Police Force that will police the First Nations Communities and remove the burden from the RCMP and OPP.
Employ these officers from the Northern Ontario Communities and from First Nations Settlements. This will decrease assualts on police from First Nations, and decrease the over-representation of FIrst Nations in the prision system. This will also create jobs for the FN population.