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HRLSC & OFIFC present Defending your human rights in Ontario – what you need to know.

The Human Rights Legal Support Centre provides free legal assistance to people in communities across Ontario who have experienced discrimination contrary to Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

Le Centre d’assistance juridique en matière de droits de la personne offre de l’aide juridique gratuite aux membres des collectivités de l’Ontario qui ont subi de la discrimination, contrairement au Code des droits de la personne de l’Ontario.

Video: Defending your human rights in Ontario – what you need to know (December 2017) This video takes Indigenous people through every-day discrimination scenarios at home,

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NRNC Asked to participate in St. Catharines Compassionate City Project

The NRNC was asked to participate in the Compassionate city project for St. Catharines.

Miigwech and Nya:weh to Julie Rorison @JulieRoar for all your great work on this project.

 

"It's about seeing each other as individuals, without judgement." -Liz #CompassionateSTC pic.twitter.com/MsJ4CyZUGX

— Julie Roar (@JulieRoar) December 10, 2017

"Compassion changes the story." – Darcy #CompassionateSTC pic.twitter.com/CkwxMPLQF8

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NRNC Youth Boys Basketball Visit the Pros

The NRNC youth boys basketball team travelled to the Hershey Centre in Mississauga to watch the Raptors 905 vs Grand Rapids. The Grand Rapids team have two Native Americans playing on their team Bronson Koenig #3 (Ho-Chunk Nation) & Derek Willis #33 (Araphao Tribe). The game was great (even though the Rapids lost), following the game we had the opportunity to meet and talk with Derek & Bronson, along with the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre boys b-ball team. Was a great experience for all of our youth to talk,

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Fall Cleanup at NRNC

This fall we’ve undertaken a big cleanup removing some old buildings that have been needed to be removed for sometime.  This removal will allow us to utilize more of our Niagara On The Lake property for land based activities and recreation.  A big Miigwech and Nya:weh to Belchior Construction, and Walker Industries for their help in clearing the old building to make way for new cultural activities and programming opportunities at our centre.

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Louis Riel Day Flag Raising at NRNC

It was a nice day out for a flag raising at NRNC.  Niagara Regional Métis Council Chair Brain Kon and Niagara Regional Native Centre Cultural Resource Coordinator Phil Davis raised the Métis Nation of Ontario flag together with a Haudenosaunee Unity Flag in honour of Louis Riel Day.  Also in attendance for the flag raising were Métis Citizen and Niagara Regional Police Officer Mitch Dumont, Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Coordinator Blue Hill and NRNC Executive Director Mitch Baird  and several NRNC members. Marsee,

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Halloween Party Pics!

A great crowd of 150 ghosts and goblins came out for the annual NRNC Halloween party.  Community went through the haunted house and had a fun and scary night. The prize for the “Margaret Harker Original Costume Award” going to the awesome Groot!.  Check out all the scary pics!

 

 

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