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MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL ISSUE STATEMENT FOLLOWING FATAL HOUSE FIRE CLAIMING THE LIVES OF 3 CHILDREN IN SANDY LAKE FIRST NATION

MEDIA RELEASE SATURDAY, JANUARY15, 2022 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL ISSUE STATEMENT FOLLOWING FATAL HOUSE FIRE CLAIMING THE LIVES OF 3 CHILDREN IN SANDY LAKE FIRST NATION THUNDER BAY, ON: Responding to a media statement by Chief Delores Kakegamic confirming the death of three (3) children dying in a housefire on January13, 2022 in […]

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CHIEF RAMONA SUTHERLAND OF CONSTANCE LAKE FIRST NATION DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO 3 SUDDEN DEATHS AS A RESULT OF SUSPECTED BLASTOMYCOSIS

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, November 25, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHIEF RAMONA SUTHERLAND OF CONSTANCE LAKE FIRST NATION DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO 3 SUDDEN DEATHS AS A RESULT OF SUSPECTED BLASTOMYCOSIS Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM) is expressing concern about increased targeting of homeless people and the MFNM homelessness servicing sector in […]

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MATAWA FIRST NATIONS MANAGEMENT EXPRESS CONCERN ABOUT INCREASED TARGETING OF HOMELESS PEOPLE AND THE HOMELESSNESS SERVICING SECTOR IN THE CITY OF THUNDER BAY CALLING FOR COMPASSION

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA FIRST NATIONS MANAGEMENT EXPRESS CONCERN ABOUT INCREASED TARGETING OF HOMELESS PEOPLE AND THE HOMELESSNESS SERVICING SECTOR IN THE CITY OF THUNDER BAY CALLING FOR COMPASSION THUNDER BAY, ON: Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM) is expressing concern about increased targeting of homeless people and the […]

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MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL ECHO CALL FOR CANADA TO ‘PUT DOWN THEIR SWORD’ DRAWN TOWARDS INDIGENOUS CHILDREN AND DISCONTINUE LEGAL BATTLES AROUND UNDERFUNDING CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES ON RESERVE

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, October 15, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL ECHO CALL FOR CANADA TO ‘PUT DOWN THEIR SWORD’ DRAWN TOWARDS INDIGENOUS CHILDREN AND DISCONTINUE LEGAL BATTLES AROUND UNDERFUNDING CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES ON RESERVE THUNDER BAY, ON: Responding to the August 26, 2021 interim decision released by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal […]

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MATAWA FIRST NATIONS CHIEFS COUNCIL STATEMENT TO CANDIDATES IN MATAWA REGION IN ADVANCE OF 2021 FEDERAL ELECTION

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, September 15, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA FIRST NATIONS CHIEFS COUNCIL STATEMENT TO CANDIDATES IN MATAWA REGION IN ADVANCE OF 2021 FEDERAL ELECTION THUNDER BAY, ON: Today, the Matawa Chiefs Council released this statement in advance of the September 20, 2021 federal election:  “We are asking that the candidates in the […]

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MATAWA FIRST NATIONS WELCOME $5.6M IN FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS TO IMPROVE COVID-19 RESILIENCE IN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AND TO SUPPORT THE MATAWA EDUCATION AND CARE CENTRE GYMNASIUM UPGRADE PROJECT

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, August 3, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA FIRST NATIONS WELCOME $5.6M IN FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS TO IMPROVE COVID-19 RESILIENCE IN COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AND TO SUPPORT THE MATAWA EDUCATION AND CARE CENTRE GYMNASIUM UPGRADE PROJECT  THUNDER BAY, ON: Matawa First Nations welcomed federal and provincial community infrastructure investments including support […]

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MATAWA EDUCATION AND CARE CENTRE PROVIDES 5TH ANNUAL REPORT ON FOLLOW-UP TO JURY RECOMMENDATIONS IN INQUEST INTO THE DEATH OF SEVEN FIRST NATIONS YOUTH

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA EDUCATION AND CARE CENTRE PROVIDES 5TH ANNUAL REPORT ON FOLLOW-UP TO JURY RECOMMENDATIONS IN INQUEST INTO THE DEATH OF SEVEN FIRST NATIONS YOUTH THUNDER BAY, ON: Pursuant to the Office of the Chief Coroner’s recommendations for annual reporting on follow-up, the Matawa Education and […]

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4TH ANNUAL JORDAN WABASSE MEMORIAL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4TH ANNUAL JORDAN WABASSE MEMORIAL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED THUNDER BAY, ON: The family of the late Jordan Wabasse, Matawa Education & Care Centre and Webequie First Nation Education Authority announced today the winners of the 4th Annual Jordan Wabasse Memorial Awards. The inaugural annual awards […]

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