Isadore Day: Ontario Leaders debate void of Indigenous issues

By Lynda Powless Editor While three Ontario party leaders took shots at each other, sparred over a few issues, not a single First Nations issue surfaced at the last leaders debate Sunday night. And that has Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day concerned. “I basically have identified that there was only one spot in the whole debate where there was a mention of our first nations and it was from Andrea Howarth when she discussed investments in northern roads, she was talking about infrastructure and highlighted for not even three seconds First Nations and then nothing virtually nothing.” Day says its a “bit discouraging. I understand what the root of that issue is for us it’s a big issue of unity if we were much more articulate collectively and able to…

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