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Watch: Full coverage of the Western Track Challenge – Canadian Cycling Magazine

January 20th, 2020 This weekend track cyclists were happy to be sheltered from the rainy BC weather as they raced at the Burnaby Velodrome. The 200 m track hosted racers from Western Canada and the Pacific North-West for the fourth annual Western Track Challenge. Operated by the non-profit Burnaby Velodrome Club and built between 1991 […]

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With God at his side, Clarence Iron calls NHL games in Cree – APTN News

January 19, 2020 When Clarence Iron was a tsiboy – that’s small boy in Cree – he used to listen to hockey games on the radio. There were only six National Hockey League (NHL) teams back then and he got stuck rooting for the Toronto Maple Leafs. “All my friends picked a team and I […]

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Team BC Player Selection Camp for 2020 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

Victoria, BC (January 15, 2020) – The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I∙SPARC) is pleased to announce the Player Selection Camp for Team BC’s participation in the 2020 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC). The 2020 NAHC will be hosted in Regina, Saskatchewan from May 9 – 16, 2020. 2020 Team BC PLAYER SELECTION CAMP: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 202043 Views

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Indigenous athletes invited to apply for Team BC

The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is now accepting applications from athletes who wish to represent Team BC at the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG). Sports open for Athlete Expression of Interest applications include archery (deadline is March 31), athletics (track and field – deadline is March 26), and swimming […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202047 Views

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Winnipeg Jets & Moose Reveil WASAC – FDY Jersey – Manitoba Post

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose will wear a special jersey to celebrate Indigenous culture through sports. Partnering with the Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport Achievement Centre the Winnipeg Jets jerseys will be worn during the pre-game skate on Friday, Jan. 17. The Manitoba Moose will wear their jerseys for the entire game on Saturday, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202043 Views

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Maskwacis Hawks to play against Indigenous team from Australia – Pipestone Flyer

The Kaurna Boomerangs are making their international debut in Alberta Jan. 13 Jan. 10, 2020 An exciting event is coming to Maskwacis on Jan. 13. Australia’s first-ever Indigenous representative hockey team the Kaurna Boomerangs, aged 13 to 18, are coming to Alberta, making their international hockey debut with a match up against the Maskawcis Hawks […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 202078 Views

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MN-S 2020 National Multi-Cultural Curling Tournament

Register today for the MN-S 2020 National Multi-Cultural Curling Tournament.  It’s being held at the Granite Curling Club in Saskatoon from April 10th to 13th.  Thousand of dollars in prizes are up for grabs. Details are here. NT5

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202042 Views

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Jewish and indigenous hockey teams do good deeds together – Canadian Jewish News

January 9, 2020 It’s no secret that sports can promote positive values, and hockey is no exception. The Manitoulin Panthers, an indigenous hockey team from Manitoulin Island, on Lake Huron, recently hosted the Avenue Road Ducks, a Jewish hockey team from Toronto. The event took place on Dec. 15 and 16 in Little Current, Ont., […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202059 Views

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Moose Cree FN: Hockey Camp with Jonathan Cheechoo

Jonathan Cheechoo Hockey Camp January 28 – 31, 2020 TCJMC Arena, Moose Factory, ON For hockey players ages 5 – 17. Receive on-ice instruction from Jonathan Cheechoo and Jordan Cheechoo. Free registration. Please note that preference will be given to Moose Factory Hockey Association players. All others will be placed on a waiting list. To […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202058 Views

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2020 NAHC Team Ontario Coaches Callout

Indigenous Sport and Wellness Ontario (ISWO) will be accepting applications for volunteer Team Staff, such as; General Managers, Coaches, and Certified Trainers. These positions will lead two teams (Team Ontario Male and Team Ontario Female) to compete at the 2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC). In total, ISWO will take two teams to represent Team […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202047 Views

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2020 Annual Manitoba Moose “Follow Your Dreams” Game

January 7, 2020 FOR TICKETS AND PRE-GAME EVENT INFO, CONTACT: JEFF MAGER: JMAGER@TNSE.COM TICKETS MUST BE ORDERED IN ADVANCE View Image MANITOBA MOOSE 2020 ANNUAL FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS GAME A family-friendly hockey game celebrating Indigenous culture! Game features a drum group, Métis and First Nation dancers, veterans, elders, a youth puck drop opportunity, and the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 202068 Views

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NAIG 2020 chefs de mission get a preview of Halifax’s setup for the games – CBC

Call for volunteers for July’s North American Indigenous Games to go out this week Jan 08, 2020 Around 50 people representing Indigenous athletes and communities across Canada and the United States are in Halifax this week getting familiar with the city’s venues for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in July. The visit, which […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 202055 Views

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Team Yukon Uniform Tender

UNIFORM TENDER PACKAGE 2020 North American Indigenous Games REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle is requesting proposals from qualified proponents for the provision of the 2020 North American Indigenous Games clothing as outlined below. Tenders are to be received by February 3rd, 2020. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202058 Views

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NU Government: Call for applications – Grants and Contributions – Sport and Recreation Division

19 December 2019 The Department of Community and Government Services – Sport and Recreation Division is currently accepting applications that support the planning and delivery of sport, physical activity and recreation initiatives. Eligible applicants are municipalities within Nunavut and Nunavut non-profit organizations in good standing with legal registries. For more information on how to access […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201966 Views

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Minister Guilbeault Concludes His First Tour of the Maritime Provinces

From: Canadian Heritage HALIFAX, December 18, 2019 The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, concluded a three-day tour of the Maritime provinces, where he met with stakeholders from the arts, culture and heritage sector and the sport community, as well as representatives of the Mi’kmaq community in Nova Scotia. During his visit, Minister Guilbeault […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201943 Views

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MASRC Urban Sport & Rec Youth Drop-In

Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council (MASRC) is developing sport and recreation programs for Indigenous youth in Winnipeg. The Sport for Social Development program is funded by the Federal Government of Canada and its goal is to increase confidence, develop basic fundamental movement skills and attendance in school by increasing their participation in sport and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201977 Views

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MASRC: Indigenous Badminton Tournament

ATTN: Al Indigenous Competition Come be apart of Manitoba’s first ever, Indigenous Badminton Tournament! Click here for details: Indigenous Badminton Tournament NT5

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201962 Views

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Sportsnet and APTN Partner to Broadcast More NHL Games in Plains Cree Over Next Three Seasons

Sportsnet and APTN Partner to Broadcast More NHL Games in Plains Cree Over Next Three Seasons – Three-year agreement includes a minimum of six Cree-language NHL broadcasts per season – – First Cree-language broadcast of the 2019-20 NHL season features the Winnipeg Jets vs. Chicago Blackhawks, Sunday, Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 2019113 Views

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Sidney Crosby donates gear to hockey access programs in Nova Scotia – CBC

3 programs promote inclusion in hockey for black youth, female Indigenous players, new Canadians. Dec 16, 2019 One of hockey’s greats is giving his jersey number’s worth in new sets of equipment to programs for young players in his home province who don’t have easy access to the game. Sidney Crosby recently teamed up with […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 201959 Views

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SK Metis Nation: Tryouts – National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

Lace up your skates and get your gear on!  Tryouts for the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships are coming up fast. Female athletes can sharpen their blades for December 28 & 29, 2019 at Merlis Belsher Place in Saskatoon.  Registration is at 8:30 AM. Details are here. And, male skaters be ready to register at 9:00 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 201954 Views

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Indigenous hockey player returns to ice following alleged racist comments – CTV News

December 15, 2019 COXHEATH, N.S. — It’s been a whirlwind of a week for a young Mi’kmaq hockey player from Cape Breton who was the victim of alleged racial slurs during a game last Sunday. On Saturday night, 16-year-old Logan Prosper of Waycobah First Nation returned to the ice for the first time since the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 201959 Views

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APTN inks 3 year deal with Rogers to broadcast NHL games in Plains Cree – APTN

December 12, 2019 APTN and Rogers Communications have negotiated a three year deal to broadcast NHL games in Plains Cree. Six games will be broadcast this season as part of Rogers Hometown Hockey with hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone. APTN broadcast the first nationally televised game in Plains Cree between the Montreal Canadiens and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 2019122 Views

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Ottawa Senators to Celebrate Indigenous Cultures in Canada – Silver Seven

Dec 12, 2019 This week the Ottawa Senators announced that they would be hosting another Indigenous Culture Celebration Game, this time during this Saturday’s afternoon contest against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Kevin Eshkawkogan knows the importance of this issue, as it’s one close to his own heart. A member of the M’Chigeeng First Nation with […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 2019116 Views

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Vernon multi-sport athlete cracks Team BC roster, wins major award – Vernon Morning Star

Jonathan Fraser-Monroe, 15, will compete at North American Indigenous Games in 2020 Dec. 12, 2019 Everything Jonathan Fraser-Monroe does, he gives 100 per cent. He did it as a former competitive dancer. He does it as a basketball, volleyball and soccer athlete. He does it as a junior basketball player helping coach the Grade 8 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201957 Views

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Paulie Chinna: Northwest Territories Sport Hall of Fame

Mr. Speaker, today I am very proud to rise and recognize the three deserving individuals that have been recently inducted into the Northwest Territories’ Sport Hall of Fame. The NWT Sport Hall of Fame was created to celebrate NWT athletes and sport builders who attained a high level of excellence and brought recognition and honour […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201951 Views

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Nova Scotia hockey officials form task force to combat racism, discrimination – HalifaxToday.ca

The move comes after 16-year-old Logan Prosper came forward this week to say he was the target of racial slurs during a game in Cheticamp HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s governing body for amateur hockey has assembled a task force to deal with discrimination in the sport after an Indigenous player said he was subjected to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201977 Views

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The Gift of Hockey heads to Northwestern Ontario – Net Newsledger

December 10, 2019 THUNDER BAY – Sports – Helping youth get their game on for Hockey there will be some Northwestern Ontario youth having that goal achieved through an effort that stretches from Richmond Hill, Ottawa, and Toronto right up to our region. Graham McWaters, a local hockey dad from Richmond Hill, Ontario, started the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201965 Views

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NAIG Newsletter – MASRC

Attention all parents and communities ! Looking for all the latest information for Team MB for NAIG 2020. Check out our news letter here: NAIG Newsletter Read More: https://www.masrc.com/news_details.php?news_id=857

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City of Yellowknife: Tickets Officially Go on Sale for Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada 2020

December 04, 2019 The City of Yellowknife and the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN), have been working closely with Sportsnet and Scotiabank in the lead up to Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada 2020. The event will take place from February 5-8, 2020, in Yellowknife, located on Chief Drygeese Territory and the home of YKDFN. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2019149 Views

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16U female basketball players the right ‘fit’ for Team BC

Nothing has been more difficult in Terry Monture’s coaching career than narrowing down the roster for the 16U female basketball team that will represent B.C. at the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in July. “I have been coaching for 47 years and that was a tough, tough weekend,” said Monture, referring to the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201959 Views

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Grand Chief says Feds are sidelining Indigenous sports – National Observer

December 4th 2019 Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault tried to reassure a very “disappointed” and “discouraged” Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild on Wednesday that Indigenous sports had not fallen off the Trudeau government’s priority list. During the last Parliament, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed a series of ministers to be explicitly responsible for sport. In his […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201964 Views

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Team BC NAIG 14U female basketball shooting for another medal

With a strong representation of players that reaches across the province, Team BC 14U female basketball coach Montanna Howe is returning to the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) with a checklist of two things. “I am super proud how we did in Toronto in 2017, winning silver against a very tough Wisconsin team, but the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 201963 Views

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Physical Literacy for Communities BC Initiative – Application Intake 2020

Supported by the Province of British Columbia, the Sport for Life Society will be delivering the Physical Literacy for Communities – B.C. Initiative (PL4C-BC) to selected communities across the province. The purpose of the Initiative is to improve the development of physical literacy through a multi-sector community approach, leading to increased physical activity which positively impacts the health and […]

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Six Outstanding Indigenous Athletes from Vancouver Island Receive Prestigious Award!

Vancouver Island honours recipients of the Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport Six Outstanding Indigenous Athletes Receive Prestigious Award Duncan, BC (November 27, 2019) – The 2019 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport were presented last night to six outstanding Indigenous youth athletes from British Columbia’s Vancouver Island Region. The Regional […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201975 Views

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North American Indigenous Games looking for 3,000 volunteers in Halifax – HalifaxToday.ca

From July 12-18 2020 the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) 2020 will take place in Nova Scotia. Since games are expected to bring over 5,250 athletes to the province over one week. “This event is going to be next level for all of us,” says Fiona Kirkpatrick-Parsons, Chair of the NAIG Host Society, who presented […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2019111 Views

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ISWO announces Sport for Social Development (SSDIC) Funding

The funding will create additional opportunities for Indigenous Peoples to participate in sport, with the aim of creating positive social and community impacts for overall wellbeing. Ottawa – Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) announced Friday at the Odawa Native Friendship Centre, the receipt of federal funding in the amount of more than $1 million […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2019104 Views

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Exciting New Partnership between Athlete Institute and ISWO

Partnership aimed at supporting the development of young Indigenous athletes in Ontario, with best basketball development program in Canada. Toronto, Ontario – November 20, 2019 – The Athlete Institute and Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) are proud to announce a partnership, aimed at developing the great game of basketball for the Indigenous youth of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201988 Views

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‘Strong, resilient, Indigenous’: Women skate to victory at roller derby championships – APTN News

November 19, 2019 Inside the Claude-Robillard sports complex in Montreal, two borderless nations faced off in a full-contact, high intensity clash as part of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) International Championships Tournament – the Olympics of roller derby, according to the players. It’s not the kind of competition you see every day. The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2019116 Views

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The SHA cutting the Beardy’s Blackhawks shows it values money over social impacts – CBC

Nov 20, 2019 Blackhawks are Canada’s only elite AAA minor hockey program located on a First Nation. A proud 25-year tradition of Indigenous and non-Indigenous hockey talents coming together on the ice at Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation is set to come to a sudden and confusing end. This past week, the Saskatchewan Hockey Association […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2019104 Views

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Vancouver Coastal presents prestigious award to six outstanding Indigenous athletes!

Vancouver Coastal honours recipients of the Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport Vancouver, BC (November 19, 2019) – The 2019 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport were presented last night to six outstanding Indigenous youth athletes from British Columbia’s Vancouver Coastal Region. The Regional Awards were presented during a formal celebration […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201956 Views

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YASC: NAIG is Approaching

NAIG is less than 8 months away!! Ahh.. We selected our coaches and mission staff this week, so we will meet within the coming weeks to discuss schedules for sport training and tryouts! If you are an athlete and looking to play send Rose an email at rose@yasc.ca You can now find a tentative sports […]

by aanationtalk on November 19, 201957 Views

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SIRC: Host a Camp or Clinic in your Community this Winter!

November 19, 2019 Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council) – I·SPARC (The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council) invites First Nations, Métis Chartered Communities, Friendship Centres and other not-for-profit organizations serving Indigenous youth from across the province to apply to host a Sport Development Camp, Coaching Certification Course, and/or Officials Training Session in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201954 Views

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Indigenous workshop aims to make sports more inclusive – CBC

Nov 16, 2019 ‘I would love to see all coaches in the Windsor-Essex area take it’ A specialized coach’s workshop at the University of Windsor this weekend will focus on the needs of Indigenous athletes. The Aboriginal Coaching Module is a workshop through the National Coaching Certification Program. It’s designed with the idea that every […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2019106 Views

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AB Government: Giving kids the chance to cheer at the Grey Cup

Nov 18, 2019 The Government of Alberta is partnering with the Canadian Football League, Calgary Stampeders and local organizations to give kids the chance to see the Grey Cup game. Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women Leela Sharon Aheer, Calgary Stampeders players and alumni gave 50 tickets to young Albertans for the 107th […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 2019127 Views

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Long layoff no problem as NCN Flames beat Norway House by wide margins – Thompson Citizen

November 18, 2019 Having nearly four weeks off since their last game didn’t dull the skills of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) Flames, as they trounced the Norway House North Stars in Thompson and Nelson House Nov. 15-16. Lance Laycock, Henbry Muchikekwanape and Keenan Keeper got the Flames off to a quick start en route […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 201967 Views

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Six outstanding Indigenous athletes from the Fraser Region receive prestigious award!

Surrey, BC (November 14, 2019) – The 2019 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport were presented last night to six outstanding Indigenous youth athletes from British Columbia’s Fraser Region. The Regional Awards were presented during a formal celebration held at the Beecher Place Banquet Hall in Surrey, BC. The Fraser is the fourth […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201974 Views

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Indigenous athletes honoured for excellence – Merritt Herald

November 13, 2019 Six outstanding Indigenous youth athletes from British Columbia’s Interior Region received the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport Nov. 3 in Merritt during a formal celebration held at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. The Interior is the third of the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council’s (I·SPARC) […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201946 Views

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Fleming College to pay tribute to Peterborough Century 21 Lakers

Peterborough ON (November 13, 2019) – Fleming College will pay tribute to the Peterborough Century 21 Lakers in honour of another successful season on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. Members of the media and community are invited to attend this special celebration at Sutherland Campus, 599 Brealey Dr., Peterborough. The Mann Cup and other […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 201985 Views

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A boost for B.C.’s arts, culture, community sport programs

Nov. 7, 2019 VICTORIA – British Columbians will have a variety of arts, culture and sport programs to enjoy in their community with support through B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants. “These programs bring people together, fostering community connections through art, cultural programming and athletic activities for all ages and abilities,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2019109 Views

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Six Outstanding Youth Receive Prestigious Award in Merritt

Interior honours recipients of the Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport Merritt, BC (November 4, 2019) – The 2019 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport were presented last night to six outstanding Indigenous youth athletes from British Columbia’s Interior Region. The Regional Awards were presented during a formal celebration held at […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 201964 Views

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