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Joint Cancer Care Ontario Aboriginal Cancer Committee

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


The committee includes members from the following:

Political Territorial Organizations and Provincial Aboriginal 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 Aboriginal Cancer Control Unit
  • Team members of the Aboriginal Cancer Control Unit
  • Regional Primary Care Lead


  • Knowledge keepers and elders
  • Canadian Cancer Society