The Rock

Today a bunch of us walked some little kids out to “The Rock”. It’s a swimming spot on the island that the kids love, because the rocks that go into the water drop off very suddenly, and it makes for good jumping fun. There were probably four of us, and about six kids. Brittany, seven years old, wasn’t a strong swimmer, so she borrowed a life jacket from someone.

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Christmas Reflections

Baking and decorating sugar cookies, placing the angel on top of the tree and arranging the figures in the crèche are some of my fondest childhood memories. It is not the gifts that I remember the most but the presence of family and friends gathered to celebrate the Birth of Christ.

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The Question of Healthy Eating in Canada’s North

As part of NBCP’s Experiential Learning Program, a group of students spent two-weeks this past summer, immersed in the life and culture of an indigenous community in the northern Saskatchewan reserve of Fond du Lac. One of the distresses that almost every program participant commented on was very limited access to fresh produce.

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A Caribou Picnic

As part of the Stronger Communities Program, a group of six professionals, representing Northern Bridge Community Partnership, have recently returned from  Fond Du Lac, SK. Led by Michael Bechard

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Ways to Give:

It’s time to take a step forward to create bridges of trust with Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Our Experiential Learning Program – a youth connecting with Indigenous youth program –is just one of the many ways we are helping to build bridges.

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A Call for Art Supplies

Following a pre-Christmas campaign in London, ON to collect art supplies for indigenous children in northern Saskatchewan and Manitoba, boxes were recently shipped to Christine Maracle in The Pas, MB, filled with all sorts of crafty items.

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Johnny Del Guercio