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YASC: Archery Coaching Clinic – Instructor o Intermediate Archers

Trainers: Gael Marchand, Les Johns Date & time: 27& 28 May 2017 Sat & Sun 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location:Takhini  Elementary School, Whitehorse. Cost: 50$ (covering lunches and books) Registration 668-2840, or e mail rose@yasc.ca Wednesday, May 24, 2017 NAIG Mission Staff Applications Team Yukon is seeking enthusiastic, dedicated and experienced sport volunteers for […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 201713 Views

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Burns Lake youth to compete in Toronto – Burns Lake District News

May 24, 2017 Four local fastball players, who are part of team called the ’Burns Lake Bandits,’ will play with Team B.C. at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games, which will be held in Toronto in July. The event will bring together 5000 aboriginal athletes from across North America to celebrate aboriginal culture and compete […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201716 Views

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Media Advisory: NEC & SFU Native Basketball Tournament 2017 – May 20-21

Simon Fraser University and Native Education College are hosting the NEC & SFU Native Basketball tournament, a two-day event celebrating sport, culture and community – on May 20-21. The tournament will use the First Nations tradition of friendly competition combined with cultural exhibitions to bring together 500-800 Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal basketball players, Elders, performers, venders, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 201792 Views

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Toronto students ready for encore soccer camp in Attawapiskat – Catholic Register

May 18, 2017 Anthony Macedo is used to playing soccer with intensity, but nothing prepared the 18-year-old goalkeeper for the emotions that spilled out when his school’s club travelled to Attawapiskat last year. “Honestly it was a really emotional time,” he said of the trip that turned a soccer camp into an inspirational experience for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201732 Views

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Team BC unveils custom art to unite athletes at Games

(May 17, 2017) – This summer, Team BC athletes will represent our province at two major multi-sport Games – the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg and the 2017 North American Indigenous Games in Toronto. The organizers of the two Team BC contingents are excited to unveil a custom art design that was commissioned to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201723 Views

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Team BC Announces Softball Rosters for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games

(May 16, 2017) – Team BC is pleased to announce its official Softball rosters for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) to be held in Toronto, Ontario. Team BC held tryouts in Penticton, Chilliwack, Nanaimo and Prince George in August of 2016 where 114 athletes competed for spots on Team BC’s Softball Development Squads. […]

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Team BC Earns Two Bronze Medals at the 2017 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

(May 16, 2017) –  The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce Team BC’s results from the 2017 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC), held May 1-6, 2017 in the Cowichan Valley, British Columbia. Team BC was represented at the 2017 NAHC by one male team and one female team — […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201737 Views

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Team BC Announces Golf Team for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)

(May 15, 2017) – Team BC is pleased to announce the official Golf roster for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) to be held in Toronto, Ontario. At the 2014 NAIG, Team BC’s golf squad won three gold medals. Team BC Golf will be represented by: View Table NT5

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201736 Views

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Team Manitoba call for: Alternate Student-Athletes

The Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council (MASRC) are seeking the following: Team Manitoba 2017 North American Indigenous Games Alternate Student-Athlete Team Manitoba is seeking Alternate athletes for the following sports: 3D Archery Baseball Soccer Box Lacrosse Canoe/Kayak Swimming Athletics Golf (Female only) Wrestling These alternate athletes are very important for Team Manitoba’s success as […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201731 Views

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NAIG Athlete and Scholarship Winner Tracie Leost Chosen to be Torch Runner

Congratulations to NAIG Team MB Athletics Team member Tracie Leost for being chosen to be a Torch Runner for the upcoming Canada Summer Games! As well as being a current 2017 and former 2014 Team MB NAIG member Tracie was also a recipient of a 2016 NAIG Legacy Athlete Scholarship! Way to go Tracie! NT5

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201726 Views

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NAIG Insider May Newsletter – NAIG

The countdown is on! With less than three months left to go until the opening ceremonies of the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (Toronto 2017 NAIG), here is a quick list list of the landmark events,major announcements and upcoming initiatives: #1. Debwe from Deer Lake First Nation Unveiled as Official Mascot – Set to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201732 Views

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Team BC Announces Canoe/Kayak Team for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)

(May 11, 2017) – Team BC is pleased to announce its official Canoe/Kayak rosters for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) to be held in Toronto, Ontario. Team BC held its initial selection camp at the BC Aboriginal Canoe/Kayak Championships on September 17–18, 2016 where 102 athletes competed for spots on Team BC’s Development Squad. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 12, 201758 Views

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Supporting the Next Generation of Indigenous Leaders

Ontario Investing in Sport and Recreation Opportunities for Indigenous Youth May 11, 2017 12:33 P.M. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario is supporting the next generation of Indigenous leaders with new sport and recreation opportunities for Indigenous youth across the province. Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Eleanor McMahon was at the 2017 National […]

by pmnationtalk on May 12, 201740 Views

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Host society needs at least 500 more volunteers for Manitoba Games, school board hears – Thompson Citizen

May 12, 2017 Even though the Manitoba Winter Games are about 10 months a year away, their importance was not overlooked at the May 9 board meeting for the School District of Mystery Lake. As co-chairs of the 2018 Manitoba Winter Games host society, Murray Kissick and Sandra Ross-Hitch treated the school board trustees to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 201727 Views

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ASWCO: The Aboriginal Coaching Module is Coming to Thunder Bay on Saturday Jun. 3rd.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION PACKAGE The Aboriginal Coaching Module (ACM) is an essential resource to those that work with, coach and/or supervise Aboriginal peoples in physical activity, recreation and sport. This one day workshop will provide a greater understanding of coaching through an Aboriginal lens, which is designed to motivate, inspire and lead Aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 201749 Views

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Team Manitoba Gold Medal Champions at 2017 NAHC

Here are both of our Team Manitoba athletes winning their medals at the 2017 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) Female Team Manitoba: Top Row: Dale Bear, Jacinta Bear, Monet Mazawasicuna, Kaila Powell, Kellie Munro, Emily Daniels, Breanne Dondo, Rachel O’Toole, Carrigan Umpherville, Mariah Gardner, Chantal Hebert, Christina Keeper Middle Row: Mallory Harvey, Kennesha Miswaggon, Haylee […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201738 Views

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Corporate Partnership Announced With First Air

Sport North is pleased to announce that a corporate partnership has been reached with First Air – the Airline of the North. “First Air strongly believes in the importance of sport training, competition and physical activity.  We are always happy to work with organizations that promote these values,” said Manager of Corporate Sales & Community […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201720 Views

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MNBC: Proud Supporter of the Cowichan National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

May 08, 2017 On May 1st, proudly representing MNBC at the opening ceremonies for the 2017 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Cowichan were Vice President Lissa Smith, MNBC Minister for Sport and Vancouver Island Regional Director Michael Dumont, Cowichan Valley Metis Association President Richard Lewis, Vice President Jan Ovans, Elders & Special Mentions: Philip Gladue, Stella […]

by pmnationtalk on May 9, 201738 Views

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Cunningham lights up Aboriginal Nationals – My Prince George Now

Prince George players helped the male and female teams from BC earn bronze medals at the 2017 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Duncan and Lake Cowichan. On the male side, 16-year-old sniper Corey Cunningham scored twice and added one assist to lead BC to a 5-2 win over Saskatchewan in the third-place game. Cunningham, who […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201733 Views

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Now Playing – The Nipissing Warriors documentary

Nipissing University is proud to present this excusive release of the documentary movie Warriors. Emerging from the Nipissing First Nation Culture and Heritage history preservation project, the movie was jointly produced by Dr. Katrina Srigley, associate professor of History; and Glenna Beaucage, Nipissing First Nation culture and heritage manager, in association with Regan Pictures. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201762 Views

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150 years of Canadian sport: the 1930s – Olympic.ca

This week we hit the Dirty Thirties in Olympic.ca’s look back at the last 150 years of Canadian sport. If you want to revisit any of the key moments from the decades that came before, you can find all of them here. The 1930s may have been dominated by the Great Depression, which did impact […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 201760 Views

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Team BC Athlete Fee Announced for the 2017 Toronto NAIG

Our journey towards the 2017 Toronto North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) is well underway. Through the months of athlete selection processes we are confident we are assembling a strong, competitive team that will represent BC in Toronto. The 2017 NAIG will be an unforgettable experience for all of Team BC and through the collaborative effort […]

by pmnationtalk on May 5, 201778 Views

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Call for applications for QIA’s Ilagiiktunut Fund 2017-2018

Iqaluit, Nunavut – May 3, 2017 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is now accepting proposals for the 2017-2018 Ilagiiktunut Fund. “QIA’s Ilagiiktunut Fund has provided  tremendous support for the Recreation and Parks Association of Nunavut,” says Dawn Currie, the Executive Director. “The fund has allowed us to run quality programs that foster leadership and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201767 Views

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ISPARC: Community Sport Development Performance Sport Programs Healthy Living Activities Grants & Recognition Event Calendar Team BC Announces Lacrosse Rosters for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)

(May 2, 2017) – Team BC is pleased to announce its official lacrosse rosters for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) to be held in Toronto, Ontario. Tryouts were held in Kamloops, BC on August 13-14, 2016 where 110 athletes competed for spots on Team BC’s Development Squad. Team BC’s lacrosse rosters were finalized during […]

by pmnationtalk on May 3, 201755 Views

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Canada 150 Fund Provides Financial Support To 150th Annivesary of Lacrosse Event

The Canadian Lacrosse Foundation (CLF) is happy to announce that the Government of Canada, through the Canada 150 Fund, has made a generous financial contribution to help support the planning and delivery of the 150th Anniversary of Lacrosse Celebration. The Canada 150 Fund is a funding initiative, managed by the Department of Canadian Heritage, that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201751 Views

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Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway Workshop

May 1, 2017 Sport for Life Society – Victoria, B.C. – The Sport for Life Society and Aboriginal Sport Circle invites you to attend the Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway Workshop on May 13, as a post-conference session to the National Aboriginal Physical Activity and Wellness Conference. The workshop is designed to help sport and physical […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201743 Views

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ISPARC: Team BC Announces Wrestling Team for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)

(April 26, 2017) – Team BC is pleased to announce its official wrestling roster for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Toronto, Ontario. At the 2014 NAIG, Team BC’s wrestling squad won two gold medals. This year, Team BC received thirteen applications and has selected 11 athletes to represent British Columbia at the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201733 Views

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ISPARC: 2017 NAHC Official Web Page – Schedules, Results, Webcast

April 28, 2017 The 2017 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) will be held in May 1-6, 2017 in the Cowichan Valley (Vancouver Island, BC). The NAHC provides an annual forum for elite midget age male and female Aboriginal hockey players from across Canada to compete with one another, and offers an opportunity to celebrate cultural […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201776 Views

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They didn’t win – but they don’t mind: Girls from remote First Nation play in 1st hockey tournament – CBC

‘It was the greatest feeling to see your girls lose humbly and still show love and respect for one another’ Apr 29, 2017 When Eabametoong First Nation’s first girls hockey team finished their first competitive hockey game in Thunder Bay, Ont., this week they skated to centre ice shouting: ‘We won! We won!’ The scoreboard […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201750 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Bennet to participate at Special Celebrations with the Whitecap Dakota First Nation

Whitecap – Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, will join Chief Darcy Bear of Whitecap Dakota First Nation at a special ceremony to celebrate a key milestone in self-government negotiations. Minister Bennett and Chief Bear will be available for a brief media availability following the event. Date: […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 201779 Views

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150 Plus Reasons to Promote Reconciliation at the World Indigenous Nations Games (WIN Games) this July in Canada Treaty 6 Territory

WIN Games 2017 150 Plus Reasons to Promote Reconciliation at the World Indigenous Nations Games (WIN Games) This July in Canada Treaty 6 Territory April 26th, 2017-WIN Games 2017 is hosting an Informational Session as an Official UNPFII [United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues] Side Event today, In New York. This coming July, WIN […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 201756 Views

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The Stanley Cup(R) and Hockey Stars to Arrive in Eight Communities in Nunavut

Scotiabank, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, the NHL®, Project North and First Air are delivering 150 bags of new hockey equipment. Juno Award winning singer – songwriter Susan Aglukark to perform in Taloyoak. Scotiabank and Rumie to donate 150 educational tablets to young people. IQALUIT, April 24, 2017 – Scotiabank, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, the NHL®, Project […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 201767 Views

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I remember crying myself to sleep for two months’: former NHL coach Ted Nolan – StarPhoenix

April 25, 2017 Ted Nolan found a way. Growing up one of 12 children in poverty-like conditions without a car or hot running water on the Garden River First Nation reserve near Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Nolan made it in the National Hockey League both as a player and coach. Nolan won the Jack Adams […]

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 201741 Views

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Jays Care announces more than $1 million in infrastructure investments for Canadian children and youth

Projects will benefit 13 communities across four provinces Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays, today announced $1,176,882 in infrastructure investments through its Field Of Dreams grants program. Thirteen organizations spanning four provinces will use grants of up to $150,000 to build, enhance or refurbish safe spaces for children and youth […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201786 Views

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Presents the Class of 2017

April 20, 2017 Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame – Toronto, April 19, 2017 – Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame revealed the six Athletes, one Team, and two sport “Builders” who will make up the Class of 2017. Induction into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is considered the country’s highest sporting honour and reinforces the incredibly successful athletic careers […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201775 Views

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Inter-school Games May 10 to 14, 2017, at Laval University Quebec

The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) is pleased to invite you to the 10th edition of its Inter-school Games taking place from May 10 to 14, 2017, at Laval University’s Pavillon de l’éducation physique et des sports (PEPS) in Québec. details The FNEC is proud to present the sponsors for the 10th edition of the […]

by aanationtalk on April 20, 201778 Views

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Toronto 2017 NAIG Marks 88 Day Countdown to the Games with Official Launch of #TEAM 88

TORONTO 2017 NAIG MARKS 88 DAY COUNTDOWN TO THE GAMES WITH OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF #TEAM 88 Milestone day promotes reconciliation through sport, highlighted by City proclamation Toronto, ON – April 19, 2017 – With 88 Days remaining until the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), the Host Society is commemorating the occasion with its […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 2017307 Views

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Team BC Theme Song Competition for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)

Victoria, BC (April 18, 2017) – Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce the launch of a competition for Indigenous artists to compose and submit an original drum song to be used as Team BC’s official theme song at the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) and future Team BC programs. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201775 Views

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2017 NAIG Team MB Badminton – MASRC

2017 North American Indigenous Games Team Manitoba Badminton Coaches: Ocean Albert, Joey Robertson Roster Avery Dick* U16 Charisma Ferland* U16 Garnet Sinclair* U16 Lyndie Beardy* U16 Ashelle Dick U19 Brenden Bighetty* U19 Draven Hayashi U19 Summer Thomas* U19 *spot is pending please contact masrc.teammanitoba@sportmanitoba.ca NT5

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2017 NAIG Team MB Athletics Roster

2017 North American Indigenous Games Team Manitoba Athletics Coaches: Norbert Ross (U14), Ken Stevens (U14), Carter Wilson (U16), Dana Black (U16) Roster Carly-Faye Morriseau* U14 Corbin Lamirande* U14 Leticia Overton* U14 Morey Colomb* U14 Razelle Belanger* U14 Vance Bighetty* U14 Coral Linklater* U16 Creedan Bighetty* U16 Dustin Manakeesick* U16 Hunter Rambow* U16 Jayreid Drake* U16 […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201743 Views

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Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games Partners with the Weather Network

TORONTO 2017 NORTH AMERICAN INDIGENOUS GAMES PARTNERS WITH THE WEATHER NETWORK One of Canada’s most influential brands forecasts amazing Games Toronto, ON – The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (Toronto 2017 NAIG) Host Society announced Thursday that The Weather Network has been named official weather partner for the international sport and cultural event taking […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 2017296 Views

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Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games Reveals Official Mascot

Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games Reveals Official Mascot Debwe, a turtle, will help to engage and inspire. Toronto, ON — Toronto 2017 NAIG Host Society introduced Debwe (pronounced: DEB-way), a turtle, as the official mascot for the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games scheduled for July 16-23, 2017. The turtle is an important symbol in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 2017214 Views

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Team BC Announces Athletics Roster for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)

(April 18, 2017) – Team BC is pleased to announce its official athletics roster for the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Toronto, Ontario. At the 2014 NAIG, Team BC’s athletics squad won 21 medals with 12 athletes taking home gold. This year, Team BC received over fifty applications and has selected 36 athletes […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201754 Views

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2017 NAIG Team MB Golf Roster

2017 North American Indigenous Games Team Manitoba Golf Coaches: Braedan Boschman Roster Jose Lacquette*                                           U16 Cameron Riel*                                             U19 Ian Sinclair*                                                 U19 *spot is pending please contact masrc.teammanitoba@sportmanitoba.ca NT5

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201738 Views

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City of Iqaluit: Launch of Jimmy Kilabuk Children’s Recreation Fund

APRIL 18, 2017 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine Redfern is pleased to announce the launch of the Jimmy Kilabuk Children’s Recreation Fund – a fee assistance program designed to ensure that Inuit children and their families have access to the Aquatic Centre and its programs. “In memory of a beloved former Mayor and Council […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201749 Views

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88 Days Until the North American Indigenous Games

88 Days Until the North American Indigenous Games 550 Indigenous Athletes from Across Ontario Set to Compete April 19, 2017 11:00 A.M. Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Ontario is marking 88 days until the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) begin on July 16th in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), with 550 athletes […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201773 Views

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88 Days Until the North American Indigenous Games

April 19, 2017 550 Indigenous Athletes from Across Ontario Set to Compete Ontario is marking 88 days until the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) begin on July 16th in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), with 550 athletes from across the province set to compete. Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport was […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201764 Views

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MNO citizen Rebekah Trudel continues her success in high school wrestling

April 18, 2017 MNO citizen Rebekah Trudel of Sault Ste. Marie is enjoying great success as a high school Steelhawk athlete, in particular as a wrestler. Most recently, on March 3, 2017, in Brampton, Rebekah won a gold medal at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) wrestling championships. OFSAA is the pinnacle of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201744 Views

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88 Days from North American Indigenous Games

April 19, 2017 On April 19, Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle and the Government of Yukon will bring together the Indigenous sport community at a #Team88 event to support the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 88, which recognizes the North American Indigenous Games as an important pathway to reconciliation. Celebrating the athletes and support […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201751 Views

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Investing in the health and well-being of Indigenous youth through the power of sport

TORONTO, April 19, 2017 Sport has the power to unite Indigenous youth, helping to improve health, education and economic outcomes for all involved. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, announced the Government of Canada’s Budget 2017 commitment to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201752 Views

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