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  • Statement on Fires in Northwestern Ontario

    Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Indigenous Affairs Greg Rickford issued this statement today about the Ontario government's response to the wildfire in Northwestern Ontario:

    Statement | Indigenous Affairs

  • Joint Statement for the Annual Women's Memorial March

    Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, and Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General issued the following statement in recognition of the annual Women's Memorial March for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls:

    Statement | Indigenous Affairs

  • Ontario Increasing Mercury Disability Benefits

    Ontario is taking immediate action to ensure people who receive mercury disability payments are properly compensated by retroactively indexing payments to the rate of inflation. More than 200 people in the communities of Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong receive these payments that were frozen since 1985. 

    News Release | Indigenous Affairs

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