How we build a new relationship with Ontario’s First Nations

RUTH ANN ONLEY When my husband, David, was installed as the 28th Lieutenant-Governor in 2007, he pledged to expand on the aboriginal youth literacy initiatives of his predecessor, the Hon. James Bartleman. Unfortunately, the communities where these initiatives are most needed are in some of the most remote regions in northern Ontario and quite inaccessible […]

Royal visit to remote Ontario reserve was ‘moving, enlightening and uplifting,’ Countess says

fter spending two days and a cramped night on a remote aboriginal reserve, the wife of the Queen’s youngest son pledged to rebuild bonds between the Royal Family and Canada’s aboriginal community. “The First Nations have a unique relationship with the Royal Family, going back many years. This relationship has continued. Even today, our Queen […]