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2021 Canada Summer Games in Niagara Region Postponed

September 17, 2020 TORONTO — Today, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries issued the following statement on the postponement of the 2021 Canada Summer Games in Niagara region. “The health and well-being of all Ontarians, including our athletes, coaches, parents and fans, remains our top priority. The Canada Games […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202043 Views

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MKO: Funding for physical activity projects: Apply by Oct. 16, 2020

Sep 16, 2020 Last year, the Government of Canada announced investments to expand the use of sport and physical activity programming as a means to improve social development in Indigenous communities. Canadian Heritage (Sport Canada) is pleased to launch the second cycle of the Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities (SSDIC) program component, which […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2020143 Views

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Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games Postponed Due to the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

The Canada Games Council and the 2021 Canada Games Host Society have decided to postpone the 2021 Canada Summer Games until the summer of 2022 September 16, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canada Games Council (CGC) and the 2021 Canada Games Host Society, after consulting with the Niagara Region, the Province of Ontario and the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202098 Views

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Hockey has always been huge within the indigenous community’: New Indigenous hockey program opens in Edmonton – CTV Edmonton

September 14, 2020 EDMONTON — Hockey teams and players are back on the ice in Edmonton as many parents continue to weigh the risks and benefits of having their kids in sports. But one local group says the pandemic actually created an opportune time to launch a unique hockey program. The Ben Cafe Robe Society […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202070 Views

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Upper Deck program to celebrate Indigenous NHLers that never had rookie cards – CTV Edmonton

September 14, 2020 EDMONTON — On Saturday night, Upper Deck’s Chris Carlin made the announcement that an upcoming line of hockey cards will feature Indigenous NHL players that never had rookie cards made to mark their achievement. The main goal behind the project is to recognize those lesser-known NHLers who were, in most cases, only […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2020103 Views

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The Application Period for Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities Projects is Now Open

From: Canadian Heritage September 14, 2020 The Government of Canada is committed to building stronger and healthier Indigenous communities across the country. The transformative power of sport plays an important role in achieving this goal. It builds self-esteem and leadership skills, and it allows children and youth to grow and thrive—physically, emotionally and mentally. Recognizing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2020153 Views

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Iroquois Nationals admitted to men’s lacrosse tournament at World Games – Virden Empire Advance

The Iroquois Nationals will be able to compete in the 2022 World Games in Birmingham, Ala. Organizers of the multisport event announced on Sunday that the Iroquois had accepted an invitation to compete in the eight-team men’s lacrosse tournament. The inclusion of the Iroquois Nationals was partly made possible by Ireland voluntarily withdrawing its team […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202077 Views

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All Reserve Golf Event, pays out $10000 hole in one – The Observer

September 4, 2020 The White Bear Golf Course was host to the first All Reserve Golf Event, a Texas Scramble format with 32 teams competing. The event was organized by Brett Standingready and Shawna Maxay, and was fully booked within 23 hours of the call for entries. There were teams from 13 different First Nations. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202027 Views

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Indigenous women athletes to tell their stories at online event – Niagarathisweek.com

Blockers & Attackers conference is a fundraiser for Niagara Chapter of Native Women Jessica Ghosen found her connection with her Indigenous culture in an unusual place – the roller derby oval. “It was really in less tangible ways,” she said. “The sport has really connected me with my culture. I found Team Indigenous Rising and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202020 Views

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Panthers sign D Keeper to one-year, two-way contract – National Post

Aug 31, 2020 Defenseman Brady Keeper, the first person from Pimicikamak Cree Nation in Manitoba to play in the NHL, signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Florida Panthers on Monday. Keeper, 24, made his NHL debut in Florida’s 5-2 win over Ottawa on March 28, 2019, registering a plus-1 rating in 12 minutes, 40 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202068 Views

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