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Hamilton 2026 Commonwealth Games Bid Committee releases Economic and Social Impact Study for Stadia and Operations

HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 24, 2020 – The Hamilton 2026 Commonwealth Bid Committee today announced the significant results of the Economic and Social Impact Study. The study was commissioned by Hamilton 2026 Commonwealth Bid Committee and was written by PwC Canada. The 34-page report indicates the outstanding potential for growth and pandemic relief that the planned […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 20205 Views

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Technical issues result in rescheduling of online Indigenous sports conference – Niagarathisweek.com

Call it cyberspace’s version of a rain out. Technical issues have resulted in the postponement of the Blockers & Attackers: Indigenous Women in Sports Leadership online conference that was to have taken place on Sept. 19. The conference has been rescheduled to Saturday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “It was an issue […]

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2021 Canada Summer Games in Niagara Region Postponed

September 17, 2020 TORONTO — Today, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries issued the following statement on the postponement of the 2021 Canada Summer Games in Niagara region. “The health and well-being of all Ontarians, including our athletes, coaches, parents and fans, remains our top priority. The Canada Games […]

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Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games Postponed Due to the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

The Canada Games Council and the 2021 Canada Games Host Society have decided to postpone the 2021 Canada Summer Games until the summer of 2022 September 16, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canada Games Council (CGC) and the 2021 Canada Games Host Society, after consulting with the Niagara Region, the Province of Ontario and the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202069 Views

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Iroquois Nationals admitted to men’s lacrosse tournament at World Games – Virden Empire Advance

The Iroquois Nationals will be able to compete in the 2022 World Games in Birmingham, Ala. Organizers of the multisport event announced on Sunday that the Iroquois had accepted an invitation to compete in the eight-team men’s lacrosse tournament. The inclusion of the Iroquois Nationals was partly made possible by Ireland voluntarily withdrawing its team […]

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Indigenous women athletes to tell their stories at online event – Niagarathisweek.com

Blockers & Attackers conference is a fundraiser for Niagara Chapter of Native Women Jessica Ghosen found her connection with her Indigenous culture in an unusual place – the roller derby oval. “It was really in less tangible ways,” she said. “The sport has really connected me with my culture. I found Team Indigenous Rising and […]

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Aboriginal Sport Circle – BOD Expression of Interest

Aboriginal Sport Circle EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Board of Directors August 2020 Application Package is due 5 pm EST September 15, 2020 The Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) Board of Directors (BOD) is extending a call for the Expression of Interest from individuals interested in serving on the board for a two (2) year term commencing in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202028 Views

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One-Year Out to the 2021 Masters Indigenous Games

ORGANIZERS MARK ONE-YEAR OUT TO THE 2021 MASTERS INDIGENOUS GAMES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY OF OTTAWA AND OTTAWA TOURISM The 2021 Masters Indigenous Games, showcasing Indigenous cultures, sports and traditions from around the world, is sure to inspire, excite and engage. Algonquin Territory – Ottawa, Ontario – August 27, 2020 – Organizers for the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202023 Views

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Pro lacrosse player from Aamjiwnaang First Nation wins championship with Boston Cannons – Anishinabek News

August 13, 2020 HALIFAX – It’s true there was no lengthy regular season or gruelling post-season schedule. But Kyle Jackson, a member of Aamjiwnaang First Nation in southwestern Ontario, is not about to let anybody diminish his latest accomplishment. Jackson was a member of the Boston Cannons who captured the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) championship […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 202030 Views

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2021 Canada Games Host Society announces creation of The Indigenous Partnership Council

The formation of this council marks the first time a Canada Games Host Society partners with a council represented by various Indigenous communities in an effort to further strengthen Indigenous participation and engagement with the Games August 6, 2020 (Niagara, ON) ― The 2021 Canada Games Host Society is excited to announce the historic signing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202022 Views

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