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MATAWA LAUNCHES 211 DIRECTORY TO SUPPORT FORMERLY INCARCERATED

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, March 27, 2024 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA FIRST NATIONS MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES 211 DIRECTORY TO SUPPORT FORMERLY INCARCERATED THUNDER BAY, ON – Today, Matawa First Nations Management launched the New Beginnings directory to help people leaving custody access the supports and services needed for successful reintegration. “Too often people released from correctional […]

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MATAWA FIRST NATIONS MANAGEMENT TO LAUNCH ‘NEW BEGINNINGS’ DIRECTORY TO SUPPORT FORMERLY INCARCERATED

MEDIA ADVISORY Monday, March 25, 2024 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA FIRST NATIONS MANAGEMENT TO LAUNCH ‘NEW BEGINNINGS’ DIRECTORY TO SUPPORT FORMERLY ENCARCERATED THUNDER BAY, ON – On March 27, 2024, Matawa First Nation Management (MFNM) CEO David Paul Achneepineskum will be joined by representatives of 211 North and the Indigenous Primary Health Care Council […]

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MATAWA EDUCATION CONFERENCE CELEBRATES WOMEN EDUCATORS ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

MEDIA RELEASE – Matawa Education Tuesday, March 5, 2024 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA EDUCATION CONFERENCE CELEBRATES WOMEN EDUCATORS ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY THUNDER BAY, ON – The Matawa Education Conference is celebrating the role women play in the classroom and the community at large this International Women’s Day. The annual conference, taking place March […]

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DETECTION OF BLASTOMYCES DNA IN CONSTANCE LAKE FIRST NATION HOMELANDS ANNOUNCED AS A SIGNIFICANT BREAKTHROUGH

MEDIA RELEASE – Constance Lake First Nation, Laurentian University, Matawa FNM and Four Rivers Environmental Services Group (Joint Release) Thursday, February 29, 2024 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DETECTION OF BLASTOMYCES DNA IN CONSTANCE LAKE FIRST NATION HOMELANDS ANNOUNCED AS A SIGNIFICANT BREAKTHROUGH CONSTANCE LAKE, ON – A significant scientific breakthrough has been made as Constance […]

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TBIFC, MATAWA FNS AND LAKEHEAD PUBLIC SCHOOLS CELEBRATE COMPLETION OF SECOND TINY HOME AS PART OF KZ LODGE INDIGENOUS SKILLS TRADES TRAINING PROGRAM

MEDIA RELEASE – Matawa First Nations Management and Lakehead Public Schools (Joint Release) Friday, February 21, 2024 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THUNDER BAY INDIGENOUS FRIENDSHIP CENTRE, MATAWA FIRST NATIONS AND LAKEHEAD DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD CELEBRATE COMPLETION OF SECOND TINY HOME AS PART OF INDIGENOUS SKILLS TRADES TRAINING PROGRAM Tiny homes built by students being sent […]

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TBIFC, MATAWA FNS AND LAKEHEAD PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATE COMPLETION OF SECOND TINY HOME AS PART OF KZ LODGE INDIGENOUS SKILLS TRADES TRAINING PROGRAM

MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday, February 15, 2024 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THUNDER BAY INDIGENOUS FRIENDSHIP CENTRE, MATAWA FIRST NATIONS AND LAKEHEAD PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATE COMPLETION OF SECOND TINY HOME AS PART OF KZ LODGE INDIGENOUS SKILLS TRADES TRAINING PROGRAM Tiny homes built by students being sent to Matawa First Nations communities as part of collaborative […]

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MATAWA HEALTH CO-OPERATIVE ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER DR. REBEKAH NECKOWAY

MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday, December 21, 2023 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MATAWA HEALTH CO-OPERATIVE ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER DR. REBEKAH NECKOWAY THUNDER BAY, ON: Today Matawa Health Co-operative announced the appointment of its inaugural Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Rebekah (Becky) Neckoway, marking the first time an Indigenous CMO has been appointed in Ontario. “We’re […]

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