Anishinabek Elder Yvonne Bressette to Receive Order of Canada

84-year-old Anishinabek elder Yvonne “Bonnie” Bressette is one of a number of people who will receive the Order of Canada from Governor General Mary Simon this year. Bressette is best known as the Kettle and Stony Point First Nation‘s first female chief, serving from 1988 to 1990. Afterward, she remained stayed on as a member […]

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World Juniors Hockey Awards Include Art From Wabanaki Artists

The 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship kicked off in so-called Atlantic Canada on December 26th, and this year some of the top players will receive awards featuring art from four artists from the Wabanaki Confederacy – consisting of the Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, Abenaki, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Nations. Mi’kmaw artist Lorne Julien, Maliseet artist Emma Hassencahl-Perley, Qalipu […]

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McDonald’s Canada and Food Banks Canada are Donating Meals This Holiday Season Through The Giving Page

This holiday season, you can give back to those less fortunate with a simple click of a button. McDonald’s Canada and Food Banks Canada have partnered up for The Giving Page initiative. The primary goal of The Giving Page initiative is to donate 500,000 meals this holiday season to Canadians in need. For every visit […]

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WWF-Canada Announces New Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area Support Fund

Indigenous communities will soon have more financial support in order to establish and take care of Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs), courtesy of World Wildlife Fund Canada. This new support fund will offer communities anywhere from $50,000 to $150,000 in grants and contracts for up to three years, in order to help Indigenous communities […]

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December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women

Today, we acknowledge the National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women. It was 30 years ago today that 14 women at Polytechnique Montreal were murdered. While much has changed in the past 30 years, violence and misogyny are still issues that girls, women, and 2SLGBTQI+ individuals have to deal with far too […]

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DJ Shub Among 2022 Indigenous Entrepreneur Award Winners

The second annual Indigenous Entrepreneur Awards announced winners last week, including Mohawk artist DJ Shub. The event, held by the non-profit organization Pow Wow Pitch, recognizes and encourages the entrepreneurial spirit of Indigenous peoples, as well as celebrates Indigenous excellence. DJ Shub received the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) Creative Award, along with a […]

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