Chiefs of Ontario Special Chiefs Assembly Resolution 07/ 19 reflects Ontario First Nations’ opposition to the Act. The Bill was integrated by the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly Resolution No. 31/2019
- The Act does not affirm First Nations inherent rights over their children and families, rather it transforms our inherent rights into Canadian Law.
- The Act fails to guarantee federal funding for the full development, implementation, and operationalization of First Nations’ Child and Family laws and systems.
- The Act imposes the Canadian Charter Rights and Freedoms and the Canadian Human Rights Act on First Nations’ jurisdiction.
- The Act imposes federal standards and rules that limit any proposed First Nations’ jurisdiction.