Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh optimistic about federal governments promises made in throne speech

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 is looking forward to seeing the federal government work on all of its promises to Indigenous people and is optimistic that through partnership and meaningful consultation with First Nations we can improve and build upon the nation-to-nation relationship. Highlights included a promise to co-develop new legislation with […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 partners with Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong Launch Youth Strategy

Kenora, ON — Grand Council Treaty #3 and its Territorial Planning Unit in partnership with Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong launched the Climate Adaptation Youth Strategy Development Project this week which will give youth an opportunity to discover how their climate is changing in their territory. This project will involve 36 Youth, Coordinators, Elders, and community members from Treaty […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Congratulates New Federal Cabinet Ministers

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 congratulates newly announced Federal Cabinet Ministers and looks forward to meeting and working with each one of them on ensuring the priorities of the Treaty #3 Nation are met. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today unveiled major changes to the federal cabinet that saw Chrystia Freeland promoted to Deputy Prime Minister and Marc […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 congratulates Howard Kabestra on his re-election as Chief of Naotkamegwanning First Nation

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 congratulates Chief Howard Kabestra of Naotkamegwanning First Nation on his re-election this past Saturday. “Chief Kabestra is a great leader with a big vision not only for his community but for all of the Treaty #3 territory and its citizens,” said Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh. “He […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Honours Veterans on Remembrance Day

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 honours today and every day the incredible sacrifice and lasting contributions of our First Nation veterans and those who continue to serve the country in uniform. November 8 was National Aboriginal Veterans Day, a day of remembrance and commemoration of the contributions of Indigenous veterans in the First and Second World Wars, […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 leadership Working to Improve and Modify Drug Strategy to meet the Needs of First Nation Communities

Kenora, ON — Grand Council Treaty #3 had the opportunity to highlight the work that has been done since the launch of the Treaty #3 Drug Strategy in 2017 at recent meeting with leadership from across the Treaty #3 Nation. Since the launch of the Treaty #3 Drug Strategy several Treaty #3 communities have declared […]

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Treaty Recognition Week an important occasion to learn more about the sacred agreements between First Nations and the Crown

Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Treaty #3 says it’s important for everyone to learn about the treaty relationship between First Nations and the Crown during the fourth annual Treaty Recognition Week starting today. Treaties Recognition Week is the first week of November and was introduced in 2016 to honour the importance of treaties and […]

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