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JORDAN’S PRINCIPLE INFO. RE: NUTRITION APPLICATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STATEMENT OF VOTES FOR CHIEF AND COUNCIL ELECTION 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FLOOD CLAIM UPDATE

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BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION CUSTOMARY CODES

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Looking for Youth aged 15 to 24 for New Youth Advisory Council

Subject: FW: Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario – New Youth Advisory Council

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) is looking for young people aged 15 to 24 to join the IPC’s first-ever Youth Advisory Council to share their views on the risks of the digital world and how to strengthen privacy protections for Ontario’s children and youth. As part of the IPC Youth Advisory Council, you will meet other young people from across the province, build advocacy skills, and provide advice and ideas to decision makers.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by December 9, 2022.

 View link to learn more: https://www.ipc.on.ca/about-us/ipcs-youth-advisory-council/

From: Malik, Hiba (MCCSS) [mailto:Hiba.Malik@ontario.ca]

Subject: Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario – New Youth Advisory Council

Good Morning,

On behalf of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC), I am providing you with information on the IPC’s new Youth Advisory Council. The IPC provides oversight of Ontario’s access and privacy laws and serves Ontarians through a variety of activities, such as conducting research and educating the public on current access and privacy matters. One of the strategic priorities guiding their work is Children and Youth in a Digital World. The goal is to champion the access and privacy rights of children and youth in Ontario by promoting their digital literacy and the expansion of their digital rights while holding institutions accountable for protecting the children and youth they serve. To further hone our efforts to develop practical, relevant solutions to real-world problems, IPC will be inviting young people to share their views on issues that matter most to them through a new Youth Advisory Council.

IPC’s goal is to establish a Youth Advisory Council that is representative of the diversity of children and youth across Ontario. The IPC’s Youth Advisory Council will be a group of ten young people between the ages of 15 and 24. By joining the IPC’s Youth Advisory Council, youth will be able to participate virtually in meaningful discussions about important issues affecting them and collaboratively advocate for the protection and promotion of their rights. Youth will also receive a certificate of participation and will be provided with opportunities to network and further develop their professional skills. For information on the IPC’s Youth Advisory Council, please check out the webpage here and the link to the application form is available here. The deadline for the application is December 9, 2022.

We would be grateful if you encouraged young people in your network to apply for this exciting opportunity, or otherwise promote awareness of the opportunity within your network. If there are any questions, you can connect directly with Quinton Green, Senior Policy Advisor with the IPC, via phone or video call at Quinton.Green@ipc.on.ca or the following:

Direct(e): (437) 236-6416

Toronto area / région de Toronto: 416-326-3333

Toll free / sans frais: 1-800-387-0073

TTY: 416-325-7539

Thank you,

Hiba Malik

Policy Analyst

Child Well-Being Branch

Community-Based Prevention and Implementation Unit

Child Welfare and Protection Division

Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Phone: 437-233-7893

 

*Click below to see a presentation from Sara Mainville on the Financial Administration Law.

Watch the Recording

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*Click below to see a video from First Nations Financial Management Board that gives information about the Financial Administration Law.

https://fnfmb.com/en/services/certify-first-nations/financial-administration-law-fal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Click below to see the Draft Financial Administration Law

Big Grassy River First Nation Draft Financial Administration Law

 

Orange Shirt Day pictures from Sept. 29, 2022 are in the Photos page.

INFORMATION NEEDED FOR JORDAN’S PRINCIPLE APPLICATIONS

News release

For immediate release

 

Official Notice of the First Nations Child and Family Services and Jordan’s Principle Class Action Settlement

Dear Chief,
You’re receiving this email because we are respectfully requesting that First Nations post this message for their citizens. This message shares important updates on the First Nations Child and Family Services and Jordan’s Principle Class Action Settlement.

Linked here is an official notice regarding the Class Action, including important information about timelines. This notice has been approved by the Federal Court of Canada.

The plaintiffs and Canada have reached a $20 billion settlement of this class action regarding compensation for First Nations children and some of their family members who were impacted by the Government of Canada’s discrimination in the First Nations Child and Family Services Program and Jordan’s Principle.

The Settlement is not final yet and the claims period has not yet started.

What is happening now?

The Settlement Agreement will be reviewed by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. Updates will be available at www.fnchildcompensation.ca.

The Settlement Agreement will be reviewed by the Federal Court of Canada at a hearing from September 19-23, 2022. Details on the hearing will be available at www.fnchildcompensation.ca.

If you wish to be part of the class action and make a claim for compensation, you do not need to do anything now. More information will be available when the claims period has launched. If you have any questions on the class action or compensation process, you may contact the Claims Administrator at 1-833-852-0755.

If you do NOT want to be part of the class action and do NOT wish to receive compensation, you can remove yourself. This is called “opting-out”. To do this, you must fill out the Opt-out form here by February 19, 2023. More information on opting-out is included on the Opt-out form. If you have questions about the opt-out process, you can contact the Claims Administrator at 1-833-852-0755. You can also contact Class Counsel representatives (Nahwegahbow Corbiere Genoodmagejig/Barristers & Solicitors, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP) for free legal advice on your options at: 1-877-750-5554.

You do not need to hire a legal professional for representation. On August 17, 2022, the Federal Court made an interim order that legal professionals cannot publish communications to potential claimants without Court approval. This Order will be posted at www.fnchildcompensation.ca.

What should you do next?

  • Visit www.fnchildcompensation.ca to review the Notice and Settlement Agreement.
  • Learn more about the Federal Court hearing beginning on September 19, 2022 and decide if you want to participate at www.fnchildcompensation.ca.
  • If you wish to be part of the class action, you can apply for compensation when the process is open. You do not have to do anything further right now.
  • If you do NOT wish to be part of the class action, complete the online Opt-out form here or request a paper form by calling the Administrator at 1-833-852-0755. You must submit your Opt-out form by February 19, 2023.
  • Free legal advice regarding this settlement is available through Class Counsel representatives (Nahwegahbow Corbiere Genoodmagejig/Barristers & Solicitors, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP) at 1-877-750-5554.
  • There is no need for you to personally hire any lawyer, paralegal or other adviser. However, if you choose to retain a lawyer other than Class Counsel, you will be responsible for any legal fees for their services.
  • Sign up for regular updates on the Class Action at www.fnchildcompensation.ca.

If you have any questions, please contact the Administrator at 1-833-852-0755.

If you are experiencing emotional distress and would like assistance, please contact the Hope for Wellness Helpline at 1-855-242-3310.

If you would like to download and print out this form, click on the link and send it back to the contact information on the PCD form: 35J PCD FORM

Please contact Membership Administrator – Jeanette Copenace –membershipadministrator@biggrassy.ca to update your address and contact information or call Big Grassy First Nation Administration Office at 807-488-5614 ext 1006 or toll-free 1-800-361-7228 and ask for Jeanette.

Mishkosiminiziibiing (Big Grassy River) is an Ojibway community of 277 residents in Northwestern Ontario, located on the southeast shores of beautiful Lake of the Woods.  Big Grassy River First Nation is part of the Grand Council Treaty #3 Tribal Organization.

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