The new Indigenous hub at Victory Park on Frood Road in the Donovan area of Greater Sudbury was officially named at a ceremony on Thursday.
“Indigenous EarlyON, which is now going to be named Wiingashk-gamig sweetgrass building, is going to provide many services for the Indigenous and non-Indigenous population as well. So we offer a lot of land-based cultural learning,” said Desneige Taylor, the Indigenous-led program coordinator at Better Beginnings Better Futures in Sudbury.
The city donated a vacant building at the park to the organization to use for the centre.
“There is a lot of Indigenous families that live here, this is where families, neighbourhood kids come to play already, so being able to connect them with the hub, the hub connects them with all the Better Beginnings Better Future’s different services,” said city councillor Geoff McCausland.