Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare makes statement on children affected by family loss due to factors including the opioid drug

By Jacqueline St. Pierre  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter TORONTO- December 18, 2023, Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare released a statement addressing the profound impact of the opioid drug crisis and other factors affecting the loss experienced by First Nations children. In his message, Chief Hare reaches out to the children of First Nations communities who have lost parents, caregivers or loved ones, assuring them that they are remembered and cherished during this holiday season. He emphasizes that they remain in our thoughts and hearts, offering them solace and support. “The impact of addiction and overdose continues to have devastating consequences on the well-being and future of our communities, particularly our youth, who are experiencing loss at accelerating rates,” said Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare. “Factors relating to the loss of…

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