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MASRC Programs – Covid-19 Update

Manitoba Aboriginal Sports & Recreation Council (MASRC) postpones in-person programs with the exception of MIG (rural) amidst new Covid-19 restrictions Click here to download PDF version. Due to new public health orders imposed in Manitoba on Sunday, May 9, 2021, and the rising COVID-19 cases in the city of Winnipeg, the MASRC will be postponing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 20217 Views

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Quebec government kicks in funding to build new Nunavik arena – Nunatsiaq News

May 10, 2021 Kangirsuk’s arena was destroyed in a 2019 fire The Quebec government has announced $7 million to go towards construction of a new hockey arena in Nunavik. The hockey arena in Kangirsuk was destroyed in a fire in 2019, which municipal officials said was due to a faulty heating system. Two years later, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202116 Views

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MKO Congratulates Conner Roulette on Team Canada Success

Treaty Five Territory, Thompson, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. is recognizing 17-year-old Conner Roulette for being a gold medal winner as part of Team Canada’s Under 18 national hockey team. “On behalf of MKO, I want to extend my sincere congratulations to Conner Roulette and his teammates on their exciting win against Russia […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202111 Views

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Elsipogtog on the rebound: A hockey rink heals after arson, tragedy and perseverance – The Globe and Mail

For more than 40 years, this New Brunswick community’s rink was a source of pride – until it was set on fire and the ex-chief who envisioned it died, heartbroken. Then the people found a way to bring it back When the lights went out in Piestany, Albert Levi leapt from the couch and started […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202143 Views

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Okanagan Indigenous athletes recognized for excellence – Vernon Morning Star

May. 2, 2021 Vernon archer Darian Williams and Kelowna multi-sport star Tuja Dreyer among six regional finalists for Premier’s Awards A natural-born archer, Darian Williams of the Splatsin First Nation wants to teach his sport to others. When not taking aim at a bullseye target, Williams helps his band deliver food and clothes to those […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202123 Views

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Winnipeg Jets Celebrating Indigenous Culture – THW

May 1, 2021 The Winnipeg Jets are auctioning off their specialty jerseys worn during warm-up on April 24 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The jerseys aim to celebrate Indigenous culture in partnership with The Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport Achievement Centre (WASAC) as part of the NHL’s “This Is Hockey” initiative. The auction opened on April 29 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202117 Views

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Interior Regional Premier’s Awards Recipients Honoured

Six Outstanding Indigenous Athletes Receive Prestigious Award Interior regional recipients: 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport April 30, 2021 – The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce the six outstanding athletes named as the Interior regional recipients of the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202195 Views

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Living Skies Indigenous Basketball League tips off this fall – Global News

April 29, 2021 A new basketball league is set to tip off in Saskatchewan this fall, but it will feature more than just dribbles and dunks. The Living Skies Indigenous Basketball League is partnering with the Aboriginal Friendship Centres of Saskatchewan to feature a one-of-a-kind program for youth across the province, ages 11 to 17. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202120 Views

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Fraser Regional Recipients of Premier’s Awards Honoured

Fraser regional: 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indige April 29, 2021 – The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce the six outstanding athletes named as the Fraser regional recipients of the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport. • Taya Suttill, 18, Soccer and Basketball, Surrey, Métis Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202135 Views

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Vancouver Coastal Regional Premier’s Awards Recipients Honoured

Six Outstanding Indigenous Athletes Receive Prestigious Award Vancouver Coastal: regional 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport April 28, 2021 – The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council (I·SPARC) is pleased to announce the six outstanding athletes named as the Vancouver Coastal regional recipients of the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202129 Views

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