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MATAWA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND MOU PARTNERS MEET TO ADDRESS COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

MEDIA RELEASE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2022 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND MOU PARTNERS MEET TO ADDRESS COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH THUNDER BAY, ON: The Matawa Development Corporation (MDC) formally reconvened its work with MOU partners today in a full-day Meet and Greet event in Thunder Bay focusing on economy and wealth […]

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MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL EXPRESS CONCERNS ABOUT ONGOING BIRTH ALERTS ON INDIGENOUS NEWBORNS IN THUNDER BAY DESPITE GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES TO DISCONTINUE THE PRACTICE

MEDIA RELEASE FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2022 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL EXPRESS CONCERNS ABOUT ONGOING BIRTH ALERTS ON INDIGENOUS NEWBORNS IN THUNDER BAY DESPITE GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES TO DISCONTINUE THE PRACTICE THUNDER BAY, ON: Late last week, the Matawa Chiefs Council (MCC) raised concerns about reports of ongoing birth alerts on Indigenous newborns in […]

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MATAWA CALLS ON CANADA TO ESTABLISH A ‘MATAWA/CANADA NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT TABLE’ FOR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY THAT BENEFITS ALL CANADIANS INCLUDING FIRST NATIONS IN BUDGET 2022

MEDIA RELEASE WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2022 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA CALLS ON CANADA TO ESTABLISH A ‘MATAWA/CANADA NORTHERN DEVELOPMENT TABLE’ FOR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY THAT BENEFITS ALL CANADIANS INCLUDING FIRST NATIONS IN BUDGET 2022 THUNDER BAY, ON: As the Government of Canada is carrying out its 2022 pre-budget consultations across the country, the Matawa First […]

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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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