The Chiefs of Ontario is formally inviting all First Nations Leadership, technicians, and grassroots people to attend a demonstration on Wednesday, September 20th, 2023, in Ottawa, ON, to oppose the passing of Bill C-53. We encourage First Nations across the Ontario region, and in other regions across the country, to stand in solidarity against Bill C-53 which affirms that all Metis Communities represented by the MNO have the right to self-determination, including the right to self-government under s. 35. The legislation will also recognize MNO as a Metis Government and an Indigenous Governing Body.
Date: September 20th, 2023
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario
For more information please contact Jackie Lombardi, Director of Justice, at Jackie.Lombardi@coo.org , or Chris Hoyos, Director of Policy and Communications, at Chris.Hoyos@coo.org or visit https://fnrightsatrisk.ca