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Canada and the Congress of Aborigional Peoples (CAP) signed a Political Accord on Dec 05, 2018 but the government of Canada is ignoring our agreement.

Come for a CAP day of action !!!! To end discrimination against Non-Status Indians, Metis and Southern Inuit and Urban/Off Reserve. 

Thursday June 20th, 2019 Parliment Hill-West Block Ottawa at 1:30 P.M. 

"This signing of the Canada-Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Political Accord is a breakthrough for 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."

Robert Bertrand National Chief, Congress of Aboriginal Peoples. 

 CAP sign political accord

Scanned Signed PA (EN).pdf

Scanned Signed PA (FR).pdf


This event will be rescheduled to another date: OCIP Chief Elmer St. Pierre invites all OCIP members and the Indigeous community of Thunder Bay and area to attend an OCIP meeting on Saturday July 13, 2019 starting at 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Nuclear Waste Management Organization will provide a free information session. The meeting will be held at the Airlane Hotel 698 Arthur St. West Thunder Bay, Madrid Room, Ontario (rescheduled to a date to be announced)

 May 24-OCIP_Board_of_Governors_2019.pdf



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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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the president

OCIP Chief Elmer St. Pierre

"Aanii, Kwe Kwe, Shé:kon, Hello, Bonjour!

Welcome to the website of the Ontario Coalition of Indigenous Peoples (OCIP)! 

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 Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) and previous to that name change, known as the Native Council of Canada...

CAP on Dec 5th, 2018 signed an historic Political Accord with the Government of Canada which will advance the Danies decison CAP sign political accord

Scanned Signed PA (EN).pdf

Scanned Signed PA (FR).pdf

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