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A league of their own: How First Nations in northern Ontario strengthen community through baseball – CBC

Summer softball league has teams from 8 First Nations; promotes volunteerism, mentoring, community spirit Sep 17, 2018 Faith Cameron sits at the end of the dugout bench at one of the Kenora Recreation Centre’s baseball diamonds, clipboard in-hand, as she calls out the names of the next three batters due up. Cameron, an 18-year-old from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 20187 Views

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The governments of Canada and Yukon invest in new Arena in Carmacks

Carmacks, Yukon, September 7, 2018—Investing in recreational infrastructure helps communities come together and stay active. The governments of Canada and Yukon recognize that strategic investments in infrastructure play a key role in supporting dynamic communities while creating good jobs and helping grow the Northern economy. Today, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 20187 Views

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Lawyer for Indigenous activist applauds Indians for removing logo – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2018 TORONTO _ The Cleveland Indians’ decision not to use their Chief Wahoo logo in Toronto on Thursday night was applauded by a lawyer representing an Indigenous activist. “We were very pleased to see that the team decided not to use the logo at the game in Toronto,” Lenczner Slaght lawyer […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 20187 Views

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Aboriginal Team Ontario NAHC Tryouts – Oct 13, 2018 Rama First Nation, ON

The second Aboriginal Team Ontario tryouts for the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) for males and females born between 2001 – 2004  will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at MASK Arena in Rama First Nation. Date: October 13, 2018 Arena: MASK Arena (Mnjikaning Sports Complex) 6145 Rama Rd. Rama, ON L3V6H6 Time: 11:00am – […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201816 Views

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Aboriginal Team Ontario – NAHC Tryout – Sept 22, 2018 Sault Ste. Marie, ON

The first Aboriginal Team Ontario tryouts for the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) for males and females born between 2001 – 2004  will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the GFL Memorial Gardens Arena, in Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Date: September 22, 2018 Arena: GFL Memorial Gardens Arena 269 Queen St. E Sault Ste. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 20186 Views

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MNO citizens win fishing tournament – MNO

The father/daughter team of Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens Amber and Bruce Griffiths led from start to finish at the Bronzeback Classic fishing tournament in Kenora. The annual tournament took place on July 21 and 22 and drew families, friends, local anglers, summer residents and youth competitors. The team with the heaviest combined Smallmouth […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 201811 Views

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Hittin’ the Open Road: Rogers Hometown Hockey Set for Fifth Cross-Country Tour

TORONTO (August 21, 2018) Canada’s ultimate touring hockey festival is back and ready to roll! This October, Rogers™ Hometown Hockey™ Tour presented by Scotiabank returns to the open road to visit 25 communities throughout the 2018-19 season, commemorating special milestones and celebrating Canada’s deep hockey roots. (See locations, dates and broadcast details below). Returning for a fifth cross-country adventure, the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 201818 Views

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Inaugural Masters Indigenous Games Inspires Pride and a Legacy for the Future

Inaugural Masters Indigenous Games Inspires Pride and a Legacy for the Future Through the celebration of athletic achievement and cultural heritage, the Games inspire a commitment to wellness and deep sense of pride in being Indigenous. August 17, 2018 – Toronto, ON – As athletes bowed their heads to accept their medals and posed for […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201824 Views

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Gran Fondo Partners with Saugeen First Nation – ShorelineToday.ca

The upcoming Gran Fondo has a new partner for their event. They are pleased to announce that the Saugeen First Nation will be working alongside them during the bike ride. Executive director for the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation, Sally Kidson, says much of the route takes place on the traditional first nation’s land. Read More: […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201818 Views

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Open Bid Process for 2019 Ontario Indigenous Summer Games Underway – NetNewsLedger

7 August 2018 Mississauga, ON – Following the successful hosting of the Masters Indigenous Games 2018 and the Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games, the Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario (ASWCO) announced Friday the open bid process to host the 2019 Ontario Indigenous Summer Games. ASWCO invites interested Ontario municipalities/communities to participate in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201812 Views

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