A Conversation About Diabetes

On Jan 16 & 17, 2018, Health Department of Grand Council Treaty #3 hosted an engagement process with Grand Council Treaty #3 Health Directors, Diabetes Workers and Health Service Providers on Diabetes at the Clarion Lakeside Inn, Kenora, ON. Throughout the two days participants were able to share with one another about existing Diabetes programs […]

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Planning for 7 Generations: Water and Climate Change

Planning for 7 Generations: Water and Climate Change On November 22 and 23, 2017, The Territorial Planning Unit of Grand Council Treaty #3 hosted Gaanawendagoziwinaan [Planning for 7 Generations: A Conference on Climate and Water] at Seven Generations Education Institute in Kenora, ON. Gaanawendagoziwinaan was attended by many, (70 participants on day 1, over 90 […]

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Open Letter to Senator Beyak

On behalf of the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 I would like to express my profound disappointment with your recent comments, again, and the lack of judgement you exercised in making those comments. As a Senator who has resided within the Treaty #3 territory, I am gravely concerned about your lack of understanding. You continue […]

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Ontario and Grand Council Treaty 3 Continue to Work Together to Support Anishinaabe Children, Youth and Families

Ontario and Grand Council Treaty 3 Continue to Work Together to Support Anishinaabe Children, Youth and Families Province and Grand Council Treaty 3 Sign Relationship Agreement Ontario and Grand Council Treaty 3 are working together to transform the system of services for Anishinaabe children and youth in northwestern Ontario. Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, the Grand Chief of Treaty #3, welcomes the cabinet shuffle

The Federal government announced the end of Indigenous and Northern Affairs of Canada and the creation of two Ministries in its place: Crown-Indigenous Relations & Northern Affairs and Indigenous Services. The Minsters responsible are Carolyn Bennett (former Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada) and Jane Philpott, (former Minister of Health), respectively. In response to […]

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Treaty #3 Resolution Demands Equal Funding for Off-Reserve Students at Kiizhik School

Kiizhik School, the first urban Anishinaabe immersion school in Ontario, has received unanimous support from Treaty #3 leadership in its efforts to secure equal tuition funding from the Ontario government for its off-reserve students. The resolution defines specific actions that would address the funding issues faced by Treaty #3 First Nations schools and more specifically […]

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Grand Council Treaty 3 new Administrative Centre to be built at Ochiichagwe’Babigo’Ining First Nation.

Today, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Economic Committee Chiefs and Chief Lorraine Cobiness met to finalize an agreement to locate Grand Council Treaty 3’s new Administrative Centre on Ochiichagwe’Babigo’Ining First Nation. During the meeting, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh expressed how important it was to construct a building that was reflective of the needs of the citizens of the […]

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