Grand Council Treaty #3, Canada and Ontario sign a Memorandum of Understanding to improve education for First Nations students

Grand Council Treaty #3, Canada and Ontario successfully concluded the negotiation of a tripartite education Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU will foster mutual understanding and respect, and will help preserve, support and revitalize the language, culture and identity of Treaty #3 First Nations by supporting First Nations control of education to improve student success […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Congratulates Chief Bill Petiquan on Election

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 congratulates Bill Petiquan, newly elected Chief of Wabauskang First Nation on his successful election on March 13. “Congratulations to Chief Bill Petiquan on his election to the position of Chief in Wabauskang First Nation,” said Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh. “I know Chief Petiquan has a wealth of experience […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Reviewing Federal Budget

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 are eagerly reviewing the 2021 Federal Budget. “This past year has been a difficult time for the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3,” said Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh. “This pandemic has made worse many of the issues we face from health to education to justice. Addressing these issues is […]

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Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 Calls Upon Citizens to Observe Provincial Emergency Order

In light of the declaration by the Ontario government of a second state of emergency I am requesting that community members everywhere take these new lockdown requirements extremely seriously. We all must spend as much time at home as possible because of the danger COVID-19 poses to the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3. We have […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Calls Upon Its Citizens to Limit Travel and Gatherings

With the recent spike in cases in Treaty #3 communities and several First Nations entering into lockdown this week, Grand Council Treaty #3 and Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh are calling upon citizens of the Anishinaabe Nation to limit social gathering. Citizens are advised to avoid travelling across the Ontario-Manitoba border and limit travel within their province […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Stands in Solidarity with the Mi’kmaw Nation on Fishing Rights

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 stand in resolute solidarity with the Mi’kmaw Nation. The eruption of violence in Nova Scotia between Mi’kmaw and non-indigenous fishermen over the past several weeks has been closely observed by the leadership and citizens of the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3. Since representatives of the Mi’kmaw Nation […]

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