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Joint Cancer Care Ontario Indigenous Cancer Committee

The role and purpose of the Joint Cancer Care Ontario Indigenous Cancer Committee is to provide input and guidance to Cancer Care Ontario as it develops, implements and evaluates its Indigenous Cancer Strategies. These strategies aim to reduce the rising cancer burden among Ontario’s First Nations, Inuit, Métis and urban Indigenous populations.


The committee includes members from the following:

Political Territorial Organizations and Provincial Indigenous Organizations:

  • Nishnawbe-Aski Nation
  • Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians
  • Union of Ontario Indians – Anishinabek Nation
  • Grand Council Treaty #3
  • Independent First Nations
  • Tungasuvvingat Inuit
  • Métis Nation of Ontario
  • Ontario Native Women’s Association
  • Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres
  • Aboriginal Health Access Centres

Cancer Care Ontario

  • Vice-President of Prevention and Cancer Control
  • Director of Indigenous Cancer Care Unit
  • Team members of the Indigenous Cancer Care Unit
  • Regional Primary Care Lead


  • Knowledge keepers and elders
  • Canadian Cancer Society