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Oakville Hockey Cares players visiting Attawapiskat – InsideHalton.com

Bantam-age players hosted hosted northern Ontario team in July The Attawapiskat First Nations flag is flying high at Oakville Town Hall this week. This is to recognize the local Hockey Cares team which is traveling north to the remote Ontario community located on James Bay. The 1,070 kilometre journey to Attawapiskat this month is for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 20186 Views

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Toronto teens sending 70 bags of used hockey equipment to Fort Albany – CTV

November 2, 2018 Two grade eight students from Toronto have collected about 70 bags of used hockey equipment to send to Indigenous kids in northern Ontario — an initiative that has garnered attention from a former Maple Leafs goalie. Ethan Kowatsch, 13, started collecting used equipment for kids in Fort Albany three years ago. He […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 20186 Views

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Thunderhawks Women’s Hockey Host Invitational Tourney

THUNDER BAY, ON, November 1, 2018 – Confederation College’s Thunderhawks Women’s Hockey team will host seven teams at an invitational tournament on November 2 – 4 at the Fort William First Nation Arena. The Thunderhawks Invitational Women’s Hockey Tournament will include the Gray Owls and the Prairie Blaze from Manitoba, and the St. Thomas Aquinas […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 201810 Views

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When we’re training, we’re free’: Instructor fights to save Indigenous martial art – CBC

It’s ‘intimidating’ to be one of the last people qualified to teach Okichitaw, George Lepine says Nov 01, 2018 George Lepine looks on as his students learn how to flip an attacker coming at them with a weapon. The class looks similar to karate or tae kwon do, right down to the black martial arts […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 20188 Views

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Sagamok hosts sixth annual Fall Walleye Classic – Londoner

October 24, 2018 Picture this. A damp cold morning fog slowly lifts over the silent water of the Spanish River in Sagamok Anishnawabek First Nation; it’s a frosty Saturday morning the last weekend in September. It’s cold and it’s dank. With a delay because of fog, more than 80 fishing boats with teams of folks […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 20188 Views

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Speech: Minister Duncan talks about the future of sport in Canada at the symposium The Values Proposition – Strengthening Sport in Canada

OTTAWA, Ontario, October 16, 2018 Check against delivery. This speech has been translated in accordance with the official languages policy and edited for posting and distribution in accordance with the Government of Canada’s communications policy. Good morning everyone, and what a privilege to be here this morning! Before I begin, I would like to acknowledge […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 20186 Views

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ITK President, Natan Obed, Congratulates Jordin Tootoo On His Retirement From The NHL

Statement by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed “Jordin, through his play on the ice and openness to talk about difficult issues off it, is an inspirational role model. I appreciate his commitment to promoting wellness and mental health through sport, and I look forward to areas where we can collaborate in improving outcomes for […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201815 Views

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Toronto Wolfpack forward Cory Paterson retires, says it’s been a ‘fun ride’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 15, 2018 By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS Toronto Wolfpack forward Cory Paterson has announced his retirement from rugby league. “It’s been a dream come true to play the sport I love professionally for the last 13 years but it’s time for me to hang the boots up,” the 31-year-old Australian wrote […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201820 Views

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Right To Play’s The Heroes Gala raises a record sum of $2.825 million to help children rise above their challenges

Decorated Olympian Caroline Ouellette; National Bank President & CEO Louis Vachon; and youth leaders honoured TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 – For a fifth consecutive year, Right To Play hosted last night its annual fundraising event, The Heroes Gala, which this year raised a new record sum of $2.825 million to protect, empower and educate children […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201820 Views

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U of Waterloo: Olympians and Paralympians headline human rights in sport conference

October 10, 2018 Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau, Bruce Kidd, Beckie Scott and Josh Vander Vies have all represented Canada at the world’s biggest sporting event: The Olympic and Paralympic Games. These four superstar athletes will share their valuable views and insight with fellow athletes, academic researchers and sports industry leaders on Thursday, October 11 when Western University’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201813 Views

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