First Nations leaders raise their community issues during meeting with Ford

By Sam Laskaris Writer Chiefs from across the province had an opportunity on Thursday morning to raise some of their local concerns with Doug Ford, who is seeking to be re-elected as Ontario’s premier in the June 2 election. The Chiefs of Ontario hosted an hour-long meeting with the Progressive Conservative party leader, which was broadcast on YouTube. During the early portions of the meeting Ford shared some of the initiatives his government is undertaking to assist Indigenous peoples in the province. He then heard from various Chiefs who posed questions and some concerns they have. “I’ll be the first to admit I may not have all the answers,” Ford said. “I know I’ve said this before. I’m not an expert but with what I’ve learned from First Nations communities…

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