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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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MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL ISSUE STATEMENT TO SUPPORT THE FAMILIES RAISING CONCERNS REGARDING NINE SUDDEN DEATH REINVESTIGATIONS, INCLUDING THE DEATH OF JORDAN WABASSE OF WEBEQUIE FIRST NATION

MEDIA RELEASE Monday, June 14, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL ISSUE STATEMENT TO SUPPORT THE FAMILIES RAISING CONCERNS REGARDING NINE SUDDEN DEATH REINVESTIGATIONS, INCLUDING THE DEATH OF JORDAN WABASSE OF WEBEQUIE FIRST NATION THUNDER BAY, ON: Responding to the family concerns raised earlier last week on the approach used in the reinvestigation […]

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NORTHERN ONTARIO FIRST NATION GOES TO COURT ON JUNE 1: SEEKS TO STOP MINERAL EXPLORATION IN SACRED KEYSTONE AREA; ARGUES THAT PROTECTION OF SPIRITUAL PRACTICES AND AREAS IS AN ABORIGINAL RIGHT

MEDIA RELEASE Monday, May 31, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NORTHERN ONTARIO FIRST NATION GOES TO COURT ON JUNE 1: SEEKS TO STOP MINERAL EXPLORATION IN SACRED KEYSTONE AREA; ARGUES THAT PROTECTION OF SPIRITUAL PRACTICES AND AREAS IS AN ABORIGINAL RIGHT  Ginoogaming First Nation near Long Lac Ontario, is going to the Ontario Superior Court […]

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MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL ISSUE STATEMENT ON THE DISCOVERY OF REMAINS OF 215 CHILDREN FOUND AT FORMER KAMLOOPS INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL

MEDIA RELEASE Monday, May 31, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA CHIEFS COUNCIL ISSUE STATEMENT ON THE DISCOVERY OF REMAINS OF 215 CHILDREN FOUND AT FORMER KAMLOOPS INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL THUNDER BAY, ON: Responding to the discovery of the bodies of 215 Indigenous children in unmarked graves at the site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School […]

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WEBEQUIE FIRST NATION WELCOME $3.7 MILLION FEDERAL INVESTMENT FOR RAPID HOUSING

MEDIA ADVISORY Friday, April 16, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEBEQUIE FIRST NATION WELCOME $3.7 MILLION FEDERAL INVESTMENT FOR RAPID HOUSING WEBEQUIE, ON: Webequie First Nation (WFN) Chief and Council today welcomed a federal $3.7  million investment as announced today by the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible […]

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CALL FOR ARTIST INTERPRETATIONS/ARTWORK FOR MATAWA HEALTH & SOCIAL MENO BIIMADESWIN MANUAL

Thursday, March 25, 2021                                                                                                               CALL FOR ARTIST INTERPRETATIONS/ARTWORK FOR MATAWA HEALTH & SOCIAL MENO BIIMADESWIN MANUAL Thunder Bay, ON —Matawa Health and Social Meno Biimadeswin (MHSMB) is developing a resource manual for front-line mental health and wellness workers. The Manual: BEHMADESWIHKAMIK: LIFE LODGE – A PLACE OF GOOD LIFE will provide […]

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MATAWA HEALTH CO-OPERATIVE TO HOST FIRST COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC IN THUNDER BAY FOR HIGH-RISK POPULATION

MEDIA ADVISORY Tuesday, March 2, 2021 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA HEALTH CO-OPERATIVE TO HOST FIRST COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC IN THUNDER BAY FOR HIGH-RISK POPULATION Thunder Bay, ON – The Matawa Health Co-operative (MHC) will be hosting their first COVID-19 vaccination clinic event on Wednesday March 3 and Thursday March 4 from 12:30 – 4:00 […]

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