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Field of dreams: New ball diamond unveiled at northern Ontario Indigenous high school a ‘safe place’ – CBC

Field reconstruction possible through a grant from, and partnership with, Toronto Blue Jays Oct 03, 2019 Indigenous high school students attending a school near Sioux Lookout, Ont., have a brand new baseball field to play on thanks to a partnership with, and grant from, the Toronto Blue Jays. The Northern Nishnawbe Education Council held an […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201916 Views

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After 3 month canoe journey, professional lacrosse paddles into Halifax – Globalnews.ca

October 1, 2019 The Halifax Thunderbirds professional lacrosse team traded in their lacrosse sticks for canoe paddles this summer. Team owner and general manager Curt Styres, along with a rotating group of players and supporters undertook a 92-day canoe crusade from Six Nations, Ont., to deliver professional lacrosse to Nova Scotia. Nearly 2,000 km’s later […]

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Durston, Carleton, Wammes collect medals – Chatham Daily News

September 30, 2019 Durston wins silver at world lacrosse Wallaceburg’s Jordan Durston of Walpole Island First Nation won a silver medal with the Iroquois Nationals at the world indoor lacrosse championship in Langley, B.C. Durston had three assists in a 19-12 loss to Canada in the gold-medal game Saturday. He finished with seven goals and […]

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Masters Tour Kicks Off in Sudbury ahead of the 2021 Masters Indigenous Games

Creating competitive sport opportunities for Indigenous athletes with the goal of more active, healthy lives and stronger communities. Mississauga, Ontario – Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) announced the launch of its Masters Tour on Tuesday, ahead of the 2021 Masters Indigenous Games (MIG), set to take place in Ottawa from July 8-11, 2021. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201922 Views

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Mississauga bans Indigenous logos for non-Indigenous teams in sports facilities, but uniforms ‘outside city’s jurisdiction’ – mississauga.com

Ban follows 2015 complaint about 5 teams in city Mississauga city council has formally banned non-Indigenous teams from displaying Indigenous logos, mascots and imagery in the city’s sports facilities. The ban, which will not affect Indigenous teams using their cultural images, follows a 2015 complaint that five hockey teams in Mississauga had logos that were […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 201921 Views

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City (Mississauga) Council Approves New Policy: Use of Indigenous Images in City Sport Facilities

Sep 11, 2019 Today, City Council endorsed the Use of Indigenous Images/Themes in City Sports Facilities Policy. The policy promotes a positive and inclusive experience at City sports facilities, while supporting a climate of understanding and mutual respect. “Mississauga prides itself on being one of the most culturally diverse and welcoming cities in the world,” […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201920 Views

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Ontario Investing in Community, Culture and Recreational Projects

Infrastructure funds will go toward renovations, upgrades and new construction September 3, 2019 TORONTO — Today, Laurie Scott, Minister of Infrastructure announced that the province is now accepting funding applications for projects under the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program’s (ICIP) Community, Culture and Recreation (CCR) stream. The funding will go towards investing in community, culture […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 201925 Views

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Winning Medals and Winning Hearts: Women’s U19 World Lacrosse Championship Unites World with Spirit of Sportsmanship

August 13, 2019 USA wins gold in Women’s U19 World Championships after 10 days of celebrating sport and culture After 81 games between 22 teams, the Women’s U19 World Lacrosse Championships came to a close on August 10, with a spectacular final face-off between Team Canada and Team USA. The 10-day championship brought together 525 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201934 Views

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Ottawa pledges $48M for Indigenous sports initiatives – CTV News

August 12, 2019 The federal government will give $48 million over five years to Indigenous sports initiatives across Canada. Kirsty Duncan, the minister of science and sport, made the announcement in downtown Edmonton Monday. “It is about the power of sport. Sport brings us all together,” she said. Three-hundred communities will benefit. Nearly $1 million […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201918 Views

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History in motion: Earth Run at Rouge National Urban Park – Canadian Running Magazine

August 12th, 2019 For thousands of years, Canadians have run trails for more than just recreation. Considered the masters of Canadian distance running, many Indigenous athletes have paved the way for all of Canada to experience our unique trail system. The second annual Earth Run at Rouge National Urban Park celebrates this. In collaboration with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 201928 Views

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