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NWAC Celebrates Its 44th Annual General Assembly

NWAC Celebrates Its 44th Annual General Assembly The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) celebrated its 44th Annual General Assembly this weekend with its Board of Directors and delegates from across the country who passed NWAC’s bylaw 14 with overwhelming support. The three-day event started with a gala to celebrate a historic year of achievements […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 201817 Views

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NWAC Announces New Ontario Representation

NWAC Announces New Ontario Representation The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is honoured to announce a new Ontario representative to its nationwide Provincial and Territorial Member Associations (PTMAs) and Board of Directors, the Temiskaming Native Women’s Support Group (TNWSG). Executive Director, Ann Batisse, traveled from TNWSG’s headquarters on Matachewan First Nation on Thursday, September […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 201812 Views

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NWAC Calls On Manitoba Hydro and RCMP to Take Accountability for Alleged Abuse against Indigenous Women

NWAC Calls On Manitoba Hydro and RCMP to Take Accountability for Alleged Abuse against Indigenous Women The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is saddened, but not surprised, by the sexual abuse allegations of Manitoba Hydro employees against Indigenous women from the 1950s – 1980s. NWAC continuously speaks out on the horrific, violent actions carried […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 201823 Views

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NWAC Concerned for Indigenous Women’s Safety Following Greyhound Service Cancellation

NWAC Concerned for Indigenous Women’s Safety Following Greyhound Service Cancellation The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is deeply concerned for the safety of Indigenous women, girls and gender-diverse people following the announcement that Greyhound is cancelling service to Western Canada. With the cancellation of the bus service, there are little to no alternatives for […]

by pmnationtalk on July 10, 201841 Views

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NWAC Undertaking Cross-Country Community Sessions on the Effects of the Indian Act on Women and Children

NWAC Undertaking Cross-Country Community Sessions on the Effects of the Indian Act on Women and Children Minister Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, announced the launch of the Government of Canada’s Collaborative Process that includes consultations on Indian Registration, Band Membership and First Nations Citizenship. The Collaborative Process was mandated by Bill […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 201822 Views

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NWAC Frustrated and Disagrees With 6 Month MMIWG Extension

NWAC FRUSTRATED AND DISAGREES WITH 6 MONTH MMIWG EXTENSION June 5, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – NWAC is frustrated that a full two-year extension has not been granted to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry. This will mean many families will no longer have their chance to testify. NWAC has always supported […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 201830 Views

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NWAC Executive Director Joins National Indigenous Financial Literacy Working Group

NWAC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOINS NATIONAL INDIGENOUS FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKING GROUP May 14, 2018 OTTAWA, ON – A new working group has been established within the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada that will assist in responding to the financial literacy needs of Indigenous Peoples, including Métis, First Nations and Inuit. Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) […]

by pmnationtalk on May 14, 201835 Views

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NWAC Participates in Status of Women Conference at United Nations in New York City

NWAC PARTICIPATES IN STATUS OF WOMEN CONFERENCE AT UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK CITY March 13, 2018 OTTAWA – (ON) – The President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is in New York City this week for the 62nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. President Francyne Joe […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201863 Views

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Honouring Indigenous Women on International Women’s Day 2018

Honouring Indigenous Women on International Women’s Day 2018 March 8, 2018 OTTAWA, ON – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) celebrates International Women’s Day by thanking and honouring all Indigenous women in Canada, on Turtle Island and throughout Mother Earth for the contributions they make to the world everyday. Indigenous women are sacred and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201851 Views

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NWAC Supports MMIWG Inquiry’s Request For Extension

NWAC SUPPORTS MMIWG INQUIRY’S REQUEST FOR EXTENSION March 6, 2018 OTTAWA – ON – First and foremost, NWAC stands with survivors of violence and with the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in solidarity – your strength, courage, and truth push us to keep working for meaningful change. On September 1st of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 201856 Views

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