UNION OF ONTARIO INDIANS

UNION OF ONTARIO INDIANS

February 23, 2005 14:58 ET

Anishinabek Nation to issue budget reaction

Attention: Assignment Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor NIPISSING FIRST NATION --(CCNMatthews - Feb. 23, 2005) - Please be advised that the Union of Ontario Indians will be issuing a news release and statement regarding the 2005 Federal Budget.

It is expected that Grand Council Chief John Beaucage will address how the budget will affect housing and social programs on behalf of the 42 member First Nations of the Anishinabek Nation.

WHAT: News Release on 2005 Federal Budget

FROM: Grand Council Chief John Beaucage
Anishinabek Nation

WHEN: Wednesday, February 23, 2005

TIME: 5:45 p.m.

The Anishinabek Nation incorporated the Union of Ontario Indians as its secretariat in 1949. The UOI is a political advocate for 42 member First Nations across Ontario. The Union of Ontario Indians is the oldest political organization in Ontario and can trace its roots back to the Confederacy of Three Fires, which existed long before European contact.
IN: POLITICS

Contact Information

  • Bob Goulais, Executive Assistant to the Grand Council Chief, Union of Ontario Indians
    Primary Phone: 705-497-9127 ext. 2249
    Secondary Phone: 705-498-5250
    E-mail: goubob@anishinabek.ca