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Submission Extension

SOAHAC is extending the deadline for the RFP Consultant for the future Nshwaasnangong Childcare and Family Centre. We are requesting your assistance to post/distribute the RFP on your website and circulate within your contacts. The RFP is to deliver the following objectives:1.      Develop a business plan that supports the sustainable growth of Nshwaasnangong child care and family centre2.      ...
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Employment Opportunity – Tobacco Project Coordinator

The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) is seeking applicants to fill the role of Tobacco Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating project duties, including the coordination of AIAI Tobacco Task Force Preparation meetings, ensuring the project deliverables are carried out according to contribution agreement specifications, and any other asso...
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A DAY TO REMEMBER THE STRUGGLE AT OKA

London, Ontario July 10th, 2020 – On July 11th, 1990, a stand-off occurred between the Kahnesetake Mohawks and the Surete de Quebec Police and grew to involve the Canadian army. It was the beginning of a fight that lasted until September 1990, and while the struggle went on for 78 days the memory of that crisis exists today and continues in the form of widespread injustice, racism, and discrimina...
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Indigenous Internship Opportunities

Experience working in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) – grow your future.The OPS is dedicated to recruiting and advancing top talent while building a diverse public service that is reflective of Ontario's population and communities. These exciting opportunities offer recent Indigenous post-secondary graduates the opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable work experience with one of ...
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FIRST NATION CASES & PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE

ONTARIO RE-OPENING On June 8, 2020, Ontario announced a regional approach to Stage 2 of re-opening the Province. This means Ontario will be easing restrictions in certain regions of the Province, where public health indicators show it is safe to do so. Many regions in Ontario are permitted to enter stage 2 on June 12, 2020. A full list of regions allowed to enter stage 2 is provided here: https:/...
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SCHOLARSHIP FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENTS

This scholarship is awarded to a grade 12 First Nation, Métis or Inuit student who is working to preserve indigenous languages and culture. The $10,000 scholarship will help that student start their post-secondary education with meaningful financial support. If you know of a grade 12 indigenous student making a difference in their community, please encourage them to apply by visiting nelson...
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COVID-19 – Economic Support Update

“Second Wave” Funding for Indigenous Communities On May 29, 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau announced an additional $650 million of funding to support Indigenous communities’ response to COVID-19. This brings the total federal investment for Indigenous communities for pandemic-related needs to $1.3 billion. Indigenous Services Canada Minister Marc Miller has stated that this new funding will hel...
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2020 Virtual Elders Gathering

Background: As per the recommendation of the Health/Social Advisory Board (H/SAB) and the approval of the AIAI Chiefs Council, the 2020 Annual Elders Gathering has been postponed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  In order to continue to engage the Elders and ensure their input can continue to guide our work, AIAI will be hosting a 2020 Virtual Elders Gathering. What we are ...
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JUNE IS INDIGENOUS HISTORY MONTH

London, Ontario June 2nd, 2020 – In 2009, the House of Commons officially recognized the creation of National Aboriginal History Month.  This month acknowledges the role Indigenous people have played in history, the importance of our history and the diversity within First Nations from coast to coast throughout North America. Grand Chief Joel Abram states “Last year the month was used to h...
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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO STALL ON ACTIONS FOR MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS AGAIN

London, Ontario May 29th, 2020 – Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett recently announced that the Federal government would not be able to deliver on the 231 ‘calls for justice’ from Indigenous women’s groups.  Bennett, who initially stated that something would be ‘in the window’ by June now says that the COVID-19 pandemic has made this impossible to accomplish. The fact tha...
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