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MATAWA HOSTS HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS WORKSHOP

THUNDER BAY, ON: In advance of Human Trafficking Awareness Day acknowledged on February 22, the Matawa Health & Social Meno Biimadeswin Department and the Matawa Health Co-operative are hosting a fundraising workshop for the Thunder Bay and Area Victim Services. The workshop is taking place from February 5 – 7, 2019. During the workshop, over […]

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FOUR RIVERS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES GROUP OF MATAWA CO-LEAD WATER STEWARDSHIP RESEARCH PROJECT

THUNDER BAY, ON: Four Rivers Environmental Services Group (Four Rivers) today, announced they will be working with the Matawa member First Nations on a national watershed research project as part of a first step in increasing capacity to actively steward over 300,000 square kilometres of watersheds within their traditional homelands (see map in Figure 1 […]

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MATAWA CHIEFS CALL FOR IMPROVEMENT IN SOLVING HOMICIDE CASES AS WEBEQUIE FIRST NATION LOSES 2ND YOUTH IN THUNDER BAY ON THE EVE OF THE OIPRD SYSTEMIC REVIEW

THUNDER BAY, ON: The Matawa Chiefs today called for improvement in the Thunder Bay Police Services (TBPS) record in solving homicide cases involving Indigenous peoples as Webequie First Nation loses their 2nd youth in Thunder Bay. The Matawa Chiefs—responding to the deaths of 15 year-old Jordan Wabasse whose body was discovered in the Kaministiqua River […]

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MATAWA EDUCATION AND CARE CENTRE CELEBRATES THE PHASE ONE OPENING

THUNDER BAY, ON: The Matawa Education and Care Centre (MECC) will be hosting a celebration ceremony and luncheon on December 12th at 11:00 a.m. at their location at 200 Lillie Street North. The Matawa Education and Care Centre staff and students are welcoming their neighbors, colleagues, partners and friends to an opening celebration. “It is […]

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