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Canada and the Congress of Aborigional Peoples (CAP) signed a Political Accord on December 05, 2018

"This signing of the Canada-Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Political Accord is a breakthrough fo our people.  For the first time, we have an agreement with the government that recognizes the Supreme Court of Canada's Daniels decision, our 17 year battle for recognition.  We celebrate this achievement, and look forward to working with government to plan and deliver for our people."

Robert Bertrand National Chief, Congress of Aboriginal Peoples. 


Stay tuned for further updates as progress is made. 


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Welcome to the Ontario Coalition of Indigenous People (OCIP). We are an advocacy organization in Ontario that represents the rights and interests of off-reserve Aboriginal peoples (Métis, Status and non-Status Indians) living in urban, rural and remote areas throughout the province.


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CAP sign political accord

News release December 12, 2018 — Ottawa, Ontario — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada On December 5,…


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Welcome to the new website of the Ontario Coalition of Indigenous Peoples (OCIP)! Our new website will make it easier for you to navigate through our information and make the experience more enjoyable. It’s mobile friendly, so you can browse news, information and opportunities while on the go.

As a political organization, OCIP is proud and committed to represent the rights and interests of status and non-status Indians living off reserve and Métis in Ontario. We are an affiliate member of the Indigenous Peoples’ Assembly of Canada (IPAC), formerly known as the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples and previous to that name change, known as the Native Council of Canada...

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