Sol Mamakwa MPP, Kiiwetinoong

Government of Ontario

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April 2, 2020

Letter to Minister of Indigenous Services Canada Marc Miller requesting land based funding for families in Ontario's far north

On March 30, Indigenous Services Canada announced funding to assist Indigenous families in Northwest Territories to go on the land and stop the spread of COVID-19. The “At Home on the Land” initiat... More
March 26, 2020

NDP calls for immediate help for Kashechewan First Nation to move to Site 5

Kashechewan left to flood, or evacuate to communities already strained by COVID-19 More
February 14, 2020

Statement in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation

  QUEEN’S PARK — MPP Sol Mamakwa, the Official Opposition critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, released the following statement in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation, and supporting ... More
January 16, 2020

The government must do more to stop preventable deaths in First Nations communities

Sol Mamakwa, Ontario NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, released the following statement: “Too many First Nations know the heartbreak felt by Brody Meekis’ family, who lost the... More
December 13, 2019

NDP calls on Ford to push for inquest for Devon Freeman, create special mental health strategy for Indigenous peoples

QUEEN’S PARK — Sol Mamakwa, NDP MPP for Kiwetinoong and Indigenous Relations critic, asked the Ford government to push for an inquest into the death of Devon Freeman, a First Nations youth who died... More
December 11, 2019

Ford government must address crisis of First Nations youth suicide today: Mamakwa

QUEEN’S PARK — Sol Mamakwa, MPP for Kiiwetinoong and NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, released the following statement regarding the crisis of First Nations youth suicide in ... More
November 6, 2019

Mamakwa calls on Ford government to respect treaties

QUEEN’S PARK - During question period Wednesday, Sol Mamakwa, NDP critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, marked Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario by calling on Doug Ford to honour t... More
October 24, 2019

Ford must not delay help for North Spirit Lake First Nation under state of emergency

Sol Mamakwa, Kiiwetinoong MPP and NDP Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation critic, issued the following statement after North Spirit Lake First Nation declared a state of emergency following a b... More
September 16, 2019

Ford government must step in to help families in Neskantaga under state of emergency

QUEEN’S PARK – Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa, the NDP’s Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation critic, is calling on the Ford government to take action to help the people of Neskantaga First Nation... More
September 13, 2019

Mamakwa demands commitments from federal leaders on First Nation conditions in Kiiwetinoong

QUEEN’S PARK - Kiiwetinoong NDP MPP Sol Mamakwa released the following open letter calling on federal leaders for commitments to help First Nations people in far north communities in Ontario that a... More