New Niagara Ontario Health Team Better Connects Care and Supports COVID-19 Response

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  New Niagara Ontario Health Team Better Connects Care and Supports COVID-19 Response NEWS July 23, 2020 ST. CATHARINES —In support of the ongoing fight against COVID-19 and as part of the province’s plan to end hallway health care, the Ontario government is announcing a new Ontario Health Team in Niagara […]

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Niagara Chapter – Native Women Inc. welcomes the Ministry directive to cease Birth Alerts in Ontario stated today by Deputy Minister Jill Dunlop.

July 14, 2020 For Immediate Release by Wendy Sturgeon PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Statement July 14, 2020 (Niagara Region, ON) – The Niagara Chapter-Native Women Inc. welcomes the Ministry directive to cease Birth Alerts in Ontario stated today by Deputy Minister Jill Dunlop. President of the Chapter, Bonnie Brant says ‘’’ It’s […]

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Creating Our Way Forward: Recommendations for improving Indigenous engagement

The Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services senior leadership is committed to furthering the recommendations in this report, starting with meeting with the leaders of the local Indigenous organizations to further inform the listed actions, while continuing to train staff using the San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training and pursuing additional in-person or virtual educational […]

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National Indigenous Day: We are more than feathers and drums

Canadians need to learn more about our shared history, Wendy Sturgeon writes Click here to read more on this opinion piece published via NiagaraThisWeek Click here to read via St. Catharines Standard

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More progress needed for relations between local police, Indigenous people: Advocates

Click here to read the article about Wendy Sturgeon, the Executive Director’s thoughts on the relationship between Indigenous people and the police force. The article written by Richard Hutton is posted on Niagara This Week. Click here to open.

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Business Link June 2020 Issue

Read about NCNW’s upcoming inaugural event and how you can participate, and an article written by our Executive Director Wendy Sturgeon herself about the significance of National Indigenous History month and what it means. Click here to download.

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New Indigenous Women’s Advisory Council to Include Leaders and Experts in Violence Prevention

Ontario Taking Action to Better Protect Indigenous Women: New Indigenous Women’s Advisory Council to Include Leaders and Experts in Violence Prevention (June 1, 2020) Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services Click here to read the article online or click here to download.    

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Indigenous Health Network Releases Interactive Toolkit to Address Discrimination and Encourage Partnership

To read more about the IHN’s Interactive Toolkit to address discrimination and encourage partnership, please click here.

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Launches Enhanced New Website

To read more about ONWA’s enhanced new website, please click here.

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Native Women Chapter Welcomes Cynthia Lickers-Sage as Speaker

We’re very pleased to announce that Cynthia Lickers-Sage will be the Guest Speaker for our 25th Anniversary Celebration on March 15th.” states Susan Maracle, President of the Niagara Chapter-Native Women Inc., one of the oldest chapters in the Ont. Native Women’s Association (O.N.W.A.) Cynthia Lickers-Sage, a Mohawk artist from Six Nations is a leader in Native […]

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