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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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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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