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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Offices Temporarily Closed

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Offices Temporarily Closed The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) offices across Ontario will be temporarily closed as of March 16th, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 virus. All programming will be suspended until further notice. As of March 11, coronavirus—the infection that causes the illness COVID-19—has been declared a pandemic […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202095 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) 3rd Annual She Is Wise Conference Postponed

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) 3rd Annual She Is Wise Conference Postponed March 12, 2020 Following increased and overwhelming concerns about the COVID-19 virus, ONWA is postponing this year’s 3rd Annual She Is Wise Conference that was scheduled to take place from March 16th-18th in Toronto, ON at the Marriott Eaton Centre. As of March […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 2020154 Views

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ONWA Memo: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

ONWA Memo: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dear Community Members, We wanted to take some time to provide our community members and partners with information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and what we at the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) are doing in response. ONWA is built on the premise of creating safe spaces for all Indigenous Women, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 2020155 Views

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ONWA Applauds Ontario’s Commitment to Renewed and Increased Resources to Address Human Trafficking

ONWA Applauds Ontario’s Commitment to Renewed and Increased Resources to Address Human Trafficking The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is pleased to see that the province has listened and responded to Survivors of Human Trafficking. Today’s announcement, ahead of International Women’s Day reflects a commitment to addressing gender-based violence for women in Ontario. This new […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2020185 Views

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Nihdawin Family Support Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Nihdawin Family Support Worker Thunder Bay, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Nihdawin Family Support Worker in Thunder Bay. The Nihdawin Family Support Worker advocates and supports Indigenous people 16 years of age or older who are or are at imminent […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 20200 Views

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The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is raising awareness on the critical issue of Human Trafficking Awareness across the province

February 19, 2020 Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is raising awareness on the critical issue of Human Trafficking Awareness across the province In support of the National Human Trafficking Awareness Day (February 22), the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is holding events across Ontario to raise awareness about Human Trafficking. SITE & LOCATION DATE & […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 2020306 Views

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Crisis Response Workers

EXTERNAL POSTING Crisis Response Workers Aakodeewin (Courage for Change) Toronto, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Crisis Response Worker in Toronto. The Crisis Response Worker will provide 24/7 immediate response to women at risk of human trafficking or leaving a situation of trafficking, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 18, 20200 Views

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Branch Manager

EXTERNAL POSTING Branch Manager Community Services Department Toronto / Hamilton, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Branch Manager in Toronto or Hamilton. The Branch Manager will lead, coach and support a group of employees within various programs while ensuring ONWA’s vision, mandate, objectives […]

by pmnationtalk on February 18, 20200 Views

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Family Home Visitor

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Home Visitor Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Napanee, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children in Napanee. The Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor (FHV) is responsible to ensure that all Indigenous families and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 18, 20200 Views

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Research Assistant

EXTERNAL POSTING Research Assistant Policy, Research and Evaluation Thunder Bay, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Research Assistant in Thunder Bay. The Research Assistant will provide overall support and assistance to ONWA’s Policy, Research and Evaluation Portfolio. The Research Assistant will assist with […]

by pmnationtalk on February 18, 20200 Views

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Gladue Writer

EXTERNAL POSTING Gladue Writer Ottawa, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Gladue Writer in Ottawa. The Gladue Writer will ensure accountability of the program operation and deliverables. They will coordinate and develop the services of the Gladue Program internally and externally that support […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 20200 Views

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The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Congratulates All Indspire Recipients including ONWA Co-Founder Jeannette Corbiere Lavell 2020 Indspire Lifetime Achievement Recipient

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Congratulates All Indspire Recipients including ONWA Co-Founder Jeannette Corbiere Lavell 2020 Indspire Lifetime Achievement Recipient February 4, 2020 Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wishes to congratulate Jeannette Corbiere Lavell on the honour of being announced as the 2020 Indspire Laureate for Lifetime Achievement. ONWA […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2020379 Views

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Mental Health Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Mental Health Worker Timmins, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Mental Health Worker in Timmins. The Mental Health Worker will provide wholistic services that meet the needs of Indigenous women and their families through a range of services focusing on mental, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 20200 Views

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Mental Health Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Mental Health Worker Kenora, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Mental Health Worker in Kenora. The Mental Health Worker will provide wholistic services that meet the needs of Indigenous women and their families through a range of services focusing on mental, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 20200 Views

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Family Support Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Support Worker (Breaking Free from Family Violence Program) Kenora, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Breaking Free from Family Violence Family Support Worker in Kenora. The Breaking Free from Family Violence (s) will support Indigenous women in a culturally rooted, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 20200 Views

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Aboriginal Diabetes Coordinator

EXTERNAL POSTING Aboriginal Diabetes Coordinator Thunder Bay, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Aboriginal Diabetes Site Coordinator in Thunder Bay. The Aboriginal Diabetes Site Coordinator is responsible for educating and informing Indigenous Women and their families on Diabetes Awareness through healthy living practices, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 20190 Views

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Youth In Transition Worker – Housing First

EXTERNAL POSTING Youth In Transition Worker Thunder Bay, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Youth In Transition Worker in Thunder Bay. The Youth In Transition Worker (YITW) is responsible to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 20190 Views

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Family Home Visitor

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Home Visitor Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Sioux Lookout, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor in Sioux Lookout. The Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor (FHV) is responsible to ensure […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 20190 Views

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Family Home Visitor

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Home Visitor Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Thunder Bay, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor in Thunder Bay. The Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor (FHV) is responsible to ensure […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 20190 Views

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Community Wellness Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Community Wellness Worker Thunder Bay, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Community Wellness Worker in Thunder Bay. The Community Wellness Worker is responsible to develop, provide, facilitate and/or coordinate a variety of local programming relating to reducing or preventing family and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20190 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

Now, More Than Ever, Gender Equity is a Human Right

Now, More Than Ever, Gender Equity is a Human Right Thunder Bay, ON – It is a human right for all women to live in a world without fear and violence. To ensure a level playing field, gender equity needs to be recognized as a cornerstone of all human rights. Today, December 10th, is the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 2019560 Views

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Category: JusticeText

Ending Violence Against Women is Everyone’s Responsibility

Ending Violence Against Women is Everyone’s Responsibility December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day. Today, we remember and pay tribute to the women who have lost their lives to violence. Three decades after the 1989 Polytechnique Massacre in Montreal, women continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 2019651 Views

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Gladue Writer

EXTERNAL POSTING Gladue Writer Ottawa, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Gladue Writer in Ottawa. The Gladue Writer will ensure accountability of the program operation and deliverables. They will coordinate and develop the services of the Gladue Program internally and externally that support […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 20190 Views

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Family Support Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Support Worker Breaking Free From Family Violence Ottawa, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Breaking Free from Family Violence Family Support Worker in Ottawa. The Breaking Free from Family Violence Family Support Worker (s) will support Indigenous women in a […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 20190 Views

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Trauma-Informed Care Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Trauma-Informed Care Worker Napanee , Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Trauma-Informed Care Worker in Napanee. The Trauma-Informed Care Worker will provide supportive, culturally sensitive and wholistic services that provide a safe space for Indigenous women to address their trauma, particularly […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 20190 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association Using Poetry Nights Province Wide to Raise Awareness and Effect Change

Ontario Native Women’s Association Using Poetry Nights Province Wide to Raise Awareness and Effect Change Thunder Bay, ON – November 25th is the United Nations International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women #orangetheworld campaign and this is a call for all of us to step forward and take a stand against violence in our […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2019625 Views

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Media Advisory: The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) invites you to attend Poetry Night

  Media Advisory: The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) invites you to attend Poetry Night November 20, 2019 The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) invites you to attend Poetry Night. SITE DATE & TIME LOCATION CONTACT Thunder Bay November 25, 2019 ONWA Madonna Hardy 6:00 – 9:00 PM 380 Ray Blvd mhardy@onwa.ca Napanee November 25, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2019718 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association Launches Indigenous Women’s Magazine

Ontario Native Women’s Association Launches Indigenous Women’s Magazine October 18, 2019 Finally, an Indigenous Women’s magazine, a new empowering voice for Indigenous women. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural edition of their new biannual official publication “She is Wise” magazine. The new magazine is a platform […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2019840 Views

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Sisters in Spirit Vigil Honours the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Sisters in Spirit Vigil Honours the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Thunder Bay ON – October 04, 2019 – Today Indigenous women gather across the country in solidarity to be the visible presence for what often seems invisible to most Canadians. Their strength and determination to not let anyone forget the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 20191001 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Welcomes Long Overdue Passing of Bill S-3 as Positive Step toward Constructive Reconciliation

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Welcomes Long Overdue Passing of Bill S-3 as Positive Step toward Constructive Reconciliation The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) considers the long overdue passage of Bill S-3 as a positive step toward constructive reconciliation. Following generations of gender bias and inequality, the Liberal government has passed Bill S-3. First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on August 20, 2019891 Views

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Category: LawText

For Victims the Pain Doesn’t End when they escape the Grips of Human Trafficking

For Victims the Pain Doesn’t End when they escape the Grips of Human Trafficking Jessica Desmond Solomon – Aanii, my Spirit Name is Aki-Kwe (Earth Women). I am a First Nation woman from the Robinson Huron Treaty. As a young girl I was a victim of being targeted into Human Trafficking (HT) in Toronto, Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 2019565 Views

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Gladue Writer

Gladue Writer POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Gladue Writer in Ottawa. The Gladue Writer will ensure accountability of the program operation and deliverables. They will coordinate and develop the services of the Gladue Program internally and externally that support Indigenous woman. The Gladue […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 20190 Views

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Canadian Women’s Rights Groups Welcome the Report made by Ms. Dubravka Šimonovic, the United Nations Special Rapporteur of Violence Against Women, to the Human Rights Council

Canadian Women’s Rights Groups Welcome the Report made by Ms. Dubravka Šimonovic, the United Nations Special Rapporteur of Violence Against Women, to the Human Rights Council Where Press Conference, Thursday June 27, 2019 11:30 a.m. 135-B Press Conference Room The 135-B Press Conference Room is located in West Block on Parliament Hill. Who The Feminist […]

by pmnationtalk on July 2, 2019768 Views

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The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) celebrates the historic removal of over 100 years of gender discrimination with the federal government’s commitment to the implementation of Bill S-3 amendments before the election

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) celebrates the historic removal of over 100 years of gender discrimination with the federal government’s commitment to the implementation of Bill S-3 amendments before the election Thunder Bay, ON – June 21, 2019 Indigenous women and their descendants have much to celebrate after generations of advocacy for the equal […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2019835 Views

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Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison

Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison in Thunder Bay. The Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison (AVFL) is to provide support and guidance to the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women. In addition, the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Youth In Transition Housing First Worker

Youth In Transition Housing First Worker POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Youth In Transition Housing First Worker in Thunder Bay. The Youth In Transition Housing First (YIT-HF) Worker is responsible to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Training Coordinator

Training Coordinator POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women Training Coordinator in Thunder Bay. The Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women Training Coordinator will collect and develop resources, and implement a training program that will be tailoured to educate the sister […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Nihdawin Family Support Worker

Nihdawin Family Support Worker POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Nihdawin Family Support Worker in Thunder Bay. The Nihdawin Family Support Worker advocates and supports Indigenous people 16 years of age or older who are or are at imminent risk of homelessness in the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Youth In Transition Worker

Youth In Transition Worker POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Youth In Transition Worker in Sioux Lookout. The Youth in Transition Worker (YITW) is responsible to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into adulthood. YITWs will help youth […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Receptionist

Receptionist POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Receptionist in Thunder Bay. The Receptionist is responsible to welcome visitors and Community Members by greeting them in person and over the telephone; answering or referring inquiries to appropriate staff. The receptionist will perform general office duties, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Youth In Transition Housing First Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Youth In Transition Housing First Worker Thunder Bay, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Youth In Transition Housing First Worker in Thunder Bay. The Youth In Transition Housing First (YIT-HF) Worker is responsible to support youth in their successful transition […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison

EXTERNAL POSTING Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison Thunder Bay, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison in Thunder Bay. The Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison (AVFL) is to provide support and guidance to the families of missing and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Mental Health Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Mental Health Worker Ottawa, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Mental Health Worker in Ottawa. The ONWA Mental Health Program will provide wholistic services that meet the needs of Indigenous women and their families through a range of services […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Program Manager of Services

EXTERNAL POSTING Program Manager of Services Ottawa, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Program Manager of Services in Ottawa. The Program Manager of Services will lead, coach and support a group of employee’s within their program while ensuring ONWA’s vision, mandate, objectives […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Crisis Response Workers

EXTERNAL POSTING Crisis Response Workers Thunder Bay (3), Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is currently accepting applications for three (3) full time positions of Crisis Response Workers in Thunder Bay. The Crisis Response Worker will provide 24/7 immediate response to women at risk of human trafficking or leaving a situation […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Family Support Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Support Worker Circles of Care Kenora, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Circle of Care Family Support Worker in Kenora. The Circle of Care Family Support Worker (s) will support Indigenous women in a culturally rooted, holistic way, to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Category: JusticeText

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Calls to Individuals, Communities and Systems to Work in Unity Towards Change

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Calls to Individuals, Communities and Systems to Work in Unity Towards Change Ottawa, ON – June 3, 2019 Today Canada received the much-anticipated National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Final Report, Reclaiming Power and Place. ONWA acknowledges the families that have chosen to participate in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2019407 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Releases Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Releases Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report Thunder Bay, May 29, 2019 – ONWA released the survivor and community led Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report at a press conference held in Thunder Bay today. The report, funded in collaboration with the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 2019289 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Releases Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Releases Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report Thunder Bay, May 29, 2019 – ONWA released the survivor and community led Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report at a press conference held in Thunder Bay today. The report, funded in collaboration with the […]

by pnationtalk on May 30, 2019222 Views

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Family Support Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Support Worker Circles of Care Kenora, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Circle of Care Family Support Worker in Kenora. The Circle of Care Family Support Worker (s) will support Indigenous women in a culturally rooted, holistic way, to assist […]

by pmnationtalk on May 6, 20190 Views

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