The Signing of the Agreement-in-Principle (AIP)

On October 18, 2016, the Algonquins of Ontario and the Governments of Ontario and Canada reached a major milestone in their journey toward reconciliation and renewed relationships with the signing of the Agreement-in-Principle (AIP).

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The Agreement-in-Principle (AIP)

The AIP is a key step toward a Final Agreement that will clarify the rights of all concerned and open up new economic development opportunities for the benefit of the Algonquins of Ontario and their neighbours in the Settlement Area in eastern Ontario.

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  The Algonquin Presence

While our negotiations move forward, a number of very exciting initiatives are also taking shape to enhance and strengthen the Algonquin Presence across our Traditional Territory.

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2017 Elections for Algonquin Negotiation Representatives
Elections for Algonquin Negotiation Representatives for the Communities of Antoine, Kijicho Manito Madaouskarini (Bancroft), Bonnechere, Greater Golden Lake, Mattawa/North Bay, Ottawa, Shabot Obaadjiwan (Sharbot Lake), Snimikobi, and Whitney and Area begins on April 4, 2017.

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Employment Opportunity

Mechanical Technician (Millwright) Apprentices

Job Number: 1701059

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As Ontario’s largest clean power generator, Ontario Power Generation offers challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value – and where you can realize your personal and professional goals.

JOB OVERVIEW: This position will appeal to self-motivated women and men who are interested in a challenging career as a Mechanical Technician Apprentice in the Renewable Generation and Power Marketing Business Unit, working at one of our generating stations which are located across the province of Ontario.  Currently we are recruiting for staff at RH. Saunders Generating Station, Otto Holden Generating Station, Chats Falls Generating Station, Cameron Falls Generating Station, and Sir Adam Beck Generating Stations.

Please submit your application online at www.mypowercareer.com by 11:59 PM E.S.T.August 27, 2017.

Electrical & Control Technician Apprentices

Job Number: 1701060

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As Ontario’s largest clean power generator, Ontario Power Generation offers challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value – and where you can realize your personal and professional goals.

JOB OVERVIEW: This position will appeal to self-motivated women and men who are interested in a challenging career as a Shift Electrical & Control Technician Apprentice in the Renewable Generation and Power Marketing Business Unit, working at one of our generating stations which are located across the province of Ontario.  Currently we are recruiting for staff at RH. Saunders Generating Station, Barrett Chute Generating Station, Stewartville Generating Station, Des Joachims Generating Station, Arnprior Generating Station and Sir Adam Beck Generating Stations.

Please submit your application online at www.mypowercareer.com by 11:59 PM E.S.T.August 27, 2017.

Invitation to a Community Meeting : Algonquin Land Claim Draft Environmental Evaluation Report

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, on behalf of the Government of Ontario, and hosted by the AOO communities, invites AOO community members to attend information sessions on the draft environmental evaluation report it will be sharing for public review in September and October. These meetings will provide Algonquin community members with an opportunity to share perspectives and ask questions about the draft report at their own community meetings.

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Please join us at any of the Community Meetings listed below:

Ottawa Thursday, August 17, 2017: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM (Presentation at 7:30 PM) Huntley Community Mess Hall, 2240 Craig Side Road, Carp, ON K0A 1L0

Snimikobi and Shabot Obaadjiwan Monday, August 21, 2017: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM (Presentation at 7 PM) Travelodge Kingston, 2360 Princess Street, Kingston, ON K7M 3G4

Whitney and Bancroft Thursday, August 24, 2017: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (Presentation at 7 PM) Lake St. Peter Community Centre, 5 Boulter Lake Road, Lake St. Peter, ON K0L 2K0

Mattawa/North Bay Thursday, August 31, 2017: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (Presentation at 7 PM) Madadjiwan Cultural Centre, 318 Main Street, Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0 (access via the side entrance)

Pikwakanagan Wednesday, September 6, 2017: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (Presentation at 7 PM) Makwa Community Centre, 59 Pakwanagemag Inamo, Pikwakanagan, ON K0J 1X0

Antoine Thursday, September 7, 2017: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (Presentation at 7 PM) Royal Canadian Legion, 360 Hurdman Street, Mattawa, ON P0H 1V0

Bonnechere and Greater Golden Lake Saturday, September 9, 2017: 10 AM -12:30 PM (Presentation at 10:30 AM) Royal Canadian Legion Branch 72, 202 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke, ON K8A 3J7


The Final Results of the 2017 elections for the Algonquin Negotiation Representatives for the Communities of Antoine, Bancroft, Bonnechere, Greater Golden Lake, Mattawa/North Bay, Ottawa, Shabot Obaadjiwan, Snimikobi, and Whitney and Area are available. To learn more, click here

Canada Lands Company is looking for a Junior Project Coordinator. This opportunity is for an Algonquin Community Member who is enrolled in a post-secondary program, ideally a co-op program. The Junior Project Coordinator will assist with administrative processes and support the team in preparation of deliverables associated with the marketing and sales development of the Wateridge Village Project. To learn more, click here.

Ontario is offering summer employment opportunities to help students develop important skills, gain meaningful experience and learn more about a career in natural resource management. There are more than 2,000 summer jobs and full-time internships available to young people in over 200 communities across Ontario. To learn more, click here.


Save the date! The Spring Business Leadership Conference will be held on May 25, 2017 at Algonquin College’s Pembroke Waterfront Campus. To learn more, click here.


Parks Canada – Ontario Waterways are recruiting eligible summer students for various positions. The application deadline is June 30. To learn more about these positions and to apply, visit our Opportunities page here.


On October 18, 2016, the Algonquins of Ontario and the Governments of Ontario and Canada reached a major milestone in their journey toward reconciliation and renewed relationships with the signing of the Agreement-in-Principle (AIP). To learn more, click here.

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Feb 9, 2017 – Canada Lands Company and the Algonquins of Ontario Enter Into Second Real Estate Development Partnership

Jan 10, 2017 – Bancroft Eagle’s Nest at the Heart of Celebrations for Canada 150

Nov 28, 2016 – Ottawa gets sneak peak at city’s newest community

Oct 26, 2016 – View the new Algonquins of Ontario AIP Signing Media Report, courtesy of Syntax Strategic

Oct 19, 2016 – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief congratulates Algonquins of Ontario for signing historic Agreement-in-Principle

Oct 18, 2016 – Algonquins of Ontario achieve new milestone toward modern treaty with Ontario and Canada

Aug 22, 2016 – AOO Call on the Province of Ontario to Release Government Response Statement on the American Eel

Mar 17, 2016 – Results of the Algonquins of Ontario Ratification Vote on the proposed Agreement-in-Principle

Mar 16, 2016 – Indian Act isn’t easy to understand, according to chief

Mar 2, 2016 – CBC Ontario Morning – Interview with Robert Potts, Principal Negotiator and Senior Legal Counsel, Algonquin Treaty Negotiations

Mar 1, 2016 – Protest at Pikwakanagan

Feb 29, 2016 – CBC Ontario Morning – Interview with Kirby Whiteduck, Chief of Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation and Algonquin Negotiation Representative

Feb 29, 2016 – Algonquins one step closer to Ontario’s first modern treaty

Feb 26, 2016 – Algonquins to vote on agreement

Feb 26, 2016 – Letter to the Editor, Pembroke Daily Observer – Robert Potts, Principal Negotiator and Senior Legal Counsel, Algonquin Treaty Negotiations

 

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