Time for Action to Honour the Lost Lives of 215 Children

May 31 – Statement from the Ontario Native Women’s Association, For Immediate Release  

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Ontario Taking Action to Combat Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls

            NEWS RELEASE Ontario Taking Action to Combat Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls New strategy responding to National Inquiry provides holistic supports across government May 27, 2021 Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services           Toronto, ON — The Ontario government is taking further action […]

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Niagara Health Media Release: Surgeries, procedures to gradually resume beginning Tuesday, May 25

Niagara Health is cautiously starting to resume elective surgeries and procedures as of Tuesday, May 25, starting with day surgeries and other outpatient procedures and moving to inpatient surgeries later in the week. Read the full media release here.

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Ontario Recruiting 25 New Conservation Officers

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Recruiting 25 New Conservation Officers New Officers will Help Ensure Safe and Sustainable Use of Province’s Natural Resources May 03, 2021 Natural Resources and Forestry Table of Contents Content Quick Facts Additional Resources Related Topics TORONTO —The Ontario government is enhancing the protection of the province’s precious natural resources and ensuring public […]

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) 2021 Federal Budget Response

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Ontario Investing $46 million to Support Young Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking

December 10, 2020 Children, Community and Social Services Table of Contents Content Related Topics As part of the province’s Anti-Human Trafficking Strategy, Ontario is increasing services for child and youth victims and survivors of human trafficking by providing $46 million for 27 new projects across the province through the Community Supports Fund and Indigenous-led Initiatives Fund. […]

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First-ever Virtual AGM a Success! October 2020

The Annual General Meeting done virtually this year was very successful. Congratulations to the Board, staff, volunteers and students! To read about the amazing work accomplished this past year in the Annual General Report, click here. Also, view the video clips of employees’ brief overview below.

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Ontario Recognizes Indigenous Marriage Ceremonies

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Recognizes Indigenous Marriage Ceremonies Indigenous communities and organizations may appoint officiants to perform marriages under the amended Marriage Act October 8, 2020 Indigenous Affairs Table of Contents Content Quick Facts Additional Resources Related Topics TORONTO – The government of Ontario has amended the Marriage Act to enable Indigenous officiants to perform marriage ceremonies according […]

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ONWA to become RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization

MEDIA RELEASE, For Immediate Release | September 22, 2020 ONWA to become RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) and the Registered Nurses of Ontario (RNAO) have entered into a collaborative partnership in order for ONWA to attain the designation of Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO). ONWA […]

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PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BLOCKERS & ATTACKERS ANNOUNCEMENT 

Sept. 18, 2020 For Immediate Release PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ANNOUNCEMENT    Sept. 18, 2020  (Niagara Region, ON) – Niagara Chapter – Native Women Inc. (NCNW)  announces a new date for the much-anticipated fundraising event BLOCKERS AND ATTACKERS! In order for NCNW to put forward the best possible experience, Blockers & Attackers: Indigenous Women in […]

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