Actions and Commitments: Call to Action # 42

Exploring Stakeholder: "Government of Ontario"

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November 25, 2022

Ontario Helping Modernize First Nations Policing

NationTalk: TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing more than $6 million to help First Nations police services better protect their communities. The investment is part of the province’s First Nations Policing Modernization Initiative, and will be used to purchase new technology, including mobile workstations, body cameras and automated license plate readers. “First Nations police...

January 1, 2019

Safer Ontario Act

“Safer Ontario Act”: Recognizes police forces in First Nations’ territories as full-fledged law enforcement and guarantees support, standards and resources to do their work. (Macleans)...

May 24, 2018

Law Society Tribunal and Tribunal Committee

A Review Panel of The Law Society of Ontario also recommended that they: explore ways to incorporate Indigenous Law principles and apply them in appropriate cases, with the help of Indigenous Law experts; provide adjudicators with ongoing training in the history of Indigenous Law in Canada, as well as Indigenous methods of dispute resolution, Indigenous...

March 8, 2018

Nishnawbe Aski Nation praises passage of Bill-175

Ontario’s Bill-175 states First Nations can apply to be a designated police board responsible for policing in an area under the Police Services Act. This means First Nations police services could be protected under the same legislated policing standards as municipal and provincial police services. Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) called the passing of the bill...

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