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Media Advisory – Chiefs of Ontario to Elect A Regional Leader at the 47th Annual All Ontario Chiefs Conference

Press Release

(Toronto, Ontario, June 14, 2021) — A new Ontario Regional Chief will be elected in the first-ever, virtual traditional ceremony at the 47th Annual All Ontario Chiefs Conference on June 15 – 17, 2021, hosted by Grand Council Treaty #3. The theme of this year’s AOCC is ‘Healing for Generations to come.’

In addition to the Election for Ontario Regional Chief, the agenda includes updates from the Chiefs of Ontario secretariat sectors as well as youth and Elder reflections. Although this event will be virtual, it will follow similar cultural protocols as an in-person assembly. For a full agenda please visit the Chiefs of Ontario website: www.ChiefsMeeting.com

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:

Members of the media are cordially invited to attend as follows:

Tues, June 15, 2021 – 6:00 PM – Virtual Candidate Press Conference via Zoom

Wed, June 16, 2021 – 12:00 PM – Virtual Election for Ontario Regional Chief via YouTube

Wed, June 16, 2021 – 3:00 PM – Press Conference with Ontario Regional Chief via Zoom

Please note, the media opportunities listed will be hosted via Zoom and live-streamed on the Chiefs of Ontario official YouTube account. Accredited media interested in attending, please contact Genna Benson, Communications Officer, via email at Genna.Benson@coo.org for registration links to the Virtual Candidate Press Conference or the Press Conference with Ontario Regional Chief.

The Chiefs of Ontario would like to thank the following sponsors for participating in this year’s 47th Annual All Ontario Chiefs Conference: First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) and MNP, Member of Praxity, Global Alliance of Independent Firms.

Twitter Hashtag: #AOCC2021 #AOCCELECTION2021

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The Chiefs of Ontario is a political forum and a secretariat for collective decision-making, action, and advocacy for the 133 First Nation communities located within the boundaries of the province of Ontario, Canada. Follow Chiefs of Ontario on Facebook or Twitter @ChiefsOfOntario.

For more information, please contact:
Genna Benson
Communications Officer
Chiefs of Ontario
Telephone: 416-523-4020
Email: Genna.Benson@coo.org.

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