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ATTENTION:  Please mail your OCIP membership application to:                 

Cheryle St. Pierre

A-232 Weller St, Kingston Ontario K7K-2V2                  


"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



 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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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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