2020 Community Picnic -Covid-19 Style!

Sunday, August 16, 2020

12:00 NOON -3:00 PM

The NRNC Board of Directors will be distributing Picnic swag bags to pre-registered participants from a number of locations in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls, possibly more if manageable. Registered Guests will be greeted by members of the NRNC Board of Directors at assigned a time slot and location, yet to be determined, and receive a Picnic Swag Bag. we ask that you arrive on time to ensure we are keeping with the Safe Covid-19 procedures that keep everyone safe.

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Three Fires Community Justice Volunteer Dinner

Beautiful decorations and a beautiful meal to thank all the volunteers that make the Three Fires Community Justice program happen each and every day. Grandmother Renee Thomas Hill started the evening with a traditional opening and NRNC’s own Cultural Resource Coordinator Phil Davis smudged for the community and for our meals.  Awards were given to all of our community volunteers and a special blanket presentation to Edna Campos and Tanja Steinbach for all of their tremendous dedication to the program over the years. 

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NRNC tour with St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik

Miigwech and Nia:wen to St Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik for stopping by the Centre for a tour and talk on St. Catharines working together in partnership with our Centre. It’s always a honour to have our local dignitaries visit to learn about our work and partner in future projects. The mayor and his team were gifted with canned tomatoes from our centers summer garden. Thanks again and stop by anytime Walter!

Margaret Harker


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our longtime colleague and friend Margaret Harker. Margaret was beloved by our Niagara Indigenous community for many years, working in several different roles at our centre. She worked tirelessly each day to make a difference and for that we will always be indebted and grateful.

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