Statement on Election of Isadore Day as Ontario Regional Chief
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs David Zimmer released the following statement:
"On behalf of the Government of Ontario, we would like to extend our congratulations to Isadore Day on his election as Ontario Regional Chief.
With his election today, the Chiefs of Ontario have recognized his leadership and vision and his commitment to empowering First Nations youth. We have both had the honour of working with Regional Chief Day in his role as Chief of Serpent River First Nation, and we look forward to building on that relationship.
We would also like to acknowledge outgoing Regional Chief Stan Beardy for his dedication to championing the rights of Ontario's First Nations.
The Ontario government is committed to continuing to build positive relationships with First Nations and to work in a spirit of mutual respect and collaboration."