Nov 30 1990

November 30, 1990

2018-05-22T15:32:57+00:00November 30th, 1990|

Milton McWatch of the Ojibway people was ordained a Catholic priest at Christ the King Church in Sudbury by Bishop Jean Louis Plouffe. One of the very few Native priests in Canada, he had been educated by Jesuits at the Anishinabe Spiritual Centre and at Regis College, the Jesuit theologate […]

Sep 1 1990

September 1990

2018-05-22T15:32:31+00:00September 1st, 1990|

The chair of the Social Affairs Commission urged the federal government to meet with representatives of Native groups to settle for acceptable, just and moral solution to the Oka crisis.

Aug 28 1990

August 28, 1990

2018-05-22T15:31:26+00:00August 28th, 1990|

The Social Affairs Commission wrote to the premier of Quebec asking for a negotiation process that would ensure Mohawks’ rights and the setting up of a commission to oversee friendly relations between Natives and Whites in resolving the Oka situation.

Aug 28 1990

August 28, 1990

2018-05-22T15:31:01+00:00August 28th, 1990|

The Social Affairs Commission wrote to the prime minister asking for the immediate setting up of a negotiation process to ensure rights of Mohawks and a mechanism to find just solutions for claims (land rights and self-government) of Aboriginal nations across Canada.

Aug 28 1990

August 28, 1990

2018-12-12T15:13:39+00:00August 28th, 1990|

A CCCB Plenary Assembly session was entitled After Oka. There was a proposal by the Social Affairs Commission to prepare an information kit to serve as an education tool concerning Native issues.

Aug 24 1990

August 24, 1990

2018-05-22T15:30:11+00:00August 24th, 1990|

The chair of the Social Affairs Commission appealed to the Mohawks, the Quebec Government and the Federal Government for immediate peaceful solutions in the Oka situation, including removal of barricades, refraining from use of armed intervention, and pursuit of a just settlement of the Mohawk claims.

Jul 29 1990

July 29, 1990

2018-05-22T15:29:45+00:00July 29th, 1990|

CCCB President, the Most Rev. Bernard Hubert, representing the CCCB at the march for “Peace and Justice” held at Oka, issued the statement “Achieving Peace at Oka”.

Jul 17 1990

July 17, 1990

2018-05-22T15:29:14+00:00July 17th, 1990|

The Social Affairs Commission wrote to the prime minister urging a just and moral solution to the conflict at Oka.

May 29 1990

May 29, 1990

2018-05-22T15:28:50+00:00May 29th, 1990|

The President of the CCCB wrote to the prime minister concerning constitutional recognition of the rights of Aboriginal Peoples.

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