Actions and Commitments: Call to Action # 90

Exploring Theme: "Govt. Funding Commitments"

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February 24, 2023

Sports professionals discuss reconciliation, inclusion of Indigenous communities in athletics

Father and daughter professional hockey players call for Indigenous visibility in sports CBC News: The Saskatchewan Winter Games are in progress in Regina, and according to organizers, 156 participants self-identified as First Nations, Inuit or Métis. There are 1,373 participants in total.  Indigenous inclusion in sports and Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action was the topic...

March 22, 2022

Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program

The Aboriginal Sport Circle, along with the Canada Games Council and the Coaches Association of Canada are pleased to highlight the coaches selected to participate in the 2023 Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program (AACP). Apprentice Coaches will work with the Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Bodies and Provincial/Territorial Coaching Representatives as they participate in NCCP training over the...

June 29, 2021

Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities Program

Four recipients under the Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities Program Component of the Sport Support Program. In 2021–2023, $735,410 will be provided to the Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT to deliver sport for social development projects in Indigenous communities in Northwest Territories. In addition, $303,212 will be provided to Northern Youth Leadership, Northern Table...

December 21, 2020

Funding to MASRC

Provided ongoing funding support to MASRC for various Indigenous awareness/education growth initiatives that includes: Traditional Games Programming – provide access to the Indigenous games resource (book) and training to be used as a tool by educators, organizations, parents and the MASRC in communities; and Supporting Dene communities to work with the Canadian Parks and Wilderness...

November 23, 2020

Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council

The MASRC is “The Bridge” between existing partners in the sport/recreational delivery system and Manitoba’s Aboriginal community. The MASRC partners with Sport Manitoba to provide more programs and opportunities for Aboriginal people to participate in sport. We work with Provincial Sport Organizations and Coaching Manitoba to provide educational and upgrading opportunities for Aboriginal coaches and...

November 23, 2020

MASRC hosting “MIG the Comeback”

NationTalk – the MASRC proudly accepted the stewardship of this event founded by Opaskwayak Cree Nation in 1999. In May of 2021, the MASRC in partnership with multiple schools and school divisions will be hosting “MIG the Comeback”....

June 28, 2019

Funding to offset costs for athletes, coaches, chaperones and mission staff

Funding to offset costs for more than 500 athletes, coaches, chaperones and mission staff from B.C. Without this funding, fees would need to be increased and participation on Team BC would be out of reach for many families. Reducing barriers to participation in sport remains a priority for both the provincial government and (I∙SPARC). Its...

May 31, 2019

Funding for sport for social development

Budget 2018: $47.5M over 5 yrs + $9.5 annuallyFunding is to expand the use of sport for social development in more than 300 Indigenous communities. Those needs form the specific targeted social outcomes of the SSDIC component:  improved health, education, and employability; and the reduction of at-risk behaviour.  The SSDIC component is divided into 2 streams: Stream 1 –...

November 19, 2018

Agreement between ISWO and CBC

Agreement between ISWO and CBC builds on their past partnership to further improve awareness of and increase access to major sport and cultural events for Indigenous youth and adults in Ontario over the next five years. CBC Sports will provide a minimum of 100 hours of live and on-demand coverage throughout the series of ISWO...

November 16, 2018

Twin five-year historic agreements for Indigenous sport and wellness

ISWO announcing twin five-year historic agreements for Indigenous sport and wellness. A collaboration between the City of Ottawa, Ottawa Tourism and Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation will result in the hosting of several international sport and cultural events in the area, in addition to a multi-platform media partnership with the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC)...

October 2, 2018

Standing Bear, a leadership program for Indigenous youth

Standing Bear, a leadership program for Indigenous youth, developed by ASWCO, stands apart from other leadership programs for three primary reasons: the program was developed in consultation with more than 550 Indigenous youth across Ontario, the program is culturally grounded within an Indigenous framework of learning, being and doing, and the program works to create...

Aboriginal Sports Circle

The Aboriginal Sport Circle is Canada’s national voice for Aboriginal sport, which brings together the interests of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples. Established in 1995, the Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) was created through a national consensus-building process, in response to the need for more accessible and equitable sport and recreation opportunities for Aboriginal peoples....

The Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario

The Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario (ASWCO) is the official Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sporting Body (P/TASB) for Ontario and serves all 133 First Nations, in addition to Inuit and Metis Peoples, living both on and off reserve, in urban and rural settings. ASWCO operates more than forty events on an annual basis, including multi-sport...

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