Welcome! Frontiers Foundation is a non-profit aboriginal voluntary service organization that promotes the advancement of economically and socially disadvantaged communities. Through the Operation Beaver Program, with volunteers from across the globe, we work with aboriginal communities to provide affordable housing and improvements in education. With the support of government and charitable donations, both from the private sector and individuals, we operate within Canadian borders, and Overseas.
Building permit to proceed with construction of 20 units, located at 3087 Danforth Avenue was approved by Toronto City Hall. Sod turning for Amik II housing complex at Victoria Park/Danforth area will follow soon
The New Frontiers Aboriginal Residential Corporation (NFARC) strives to make affordable housing a reality for many aboriginal citizens that live in Toronto.
Submitted by tupac on October 26, 2013 - 2:32pm.
Toronto Multicultural Calendar covered the Whiphala raising at city hall which was run by CANO. Follow the link to the article.
September 27, 2013
Last night at Frontiers Foundation AGM, President Lawrence Gladue praised you for your work and being a splendid person. He wanted to personally present this medal to you, however due to your daughter’s health you couldn’t make it.
Submitted by tupac on October 26, 2013 - 1:43pm.
In all my years of volunteering I would say that today (which has been the culmination of months of hard work) has been one of the most gratifying days ever. In a nutshell I have recently sourced enough free food to supply both the newly formed Piikani Food Bank and Piikani Soup Kitchen ad infinitum, and today we had the opening 'ceremony' for both endeavours. This is purely a Piikani Nation Homeless Working Group initiative (of which I am the only 'employee'), and therefore a huge feather in the cap for Frontiers Foundation.
Submitted by tupac on October 10, 2013 - 12:40pm.
Submitted by tupac on October 10, 2013 - 12:05pm.
The workplan: Raising Peace – from Grassroots actions to Global Campaigns promoting Peace and Human Rights for 2014 was approved by the Council of Europe.
Following the Plan of Action the workplan aim are to strengthen the role of international voluntary service organisations as key players in the field of Peace and Human Rights Education.
The objectives that were set to support the network in achieving this aim are:
Submitted by tupac on September 20, 2013 - 4:23pm.
With our compliments, please enjoy our latest quadrennial report herewith.
Project AMIK II (on the cover) and AMIK III with a total of 42
all-aboriginal apartments in Toronto are breaking ground in the next weeks.
Check out the link below. It will bring you to a newspaper article on our volunteer, Adrienne Talbot, who is starting her third project in Inuvik.
Northern Aboriginal Forestry and Housing Conference
Promoting Forestry and Housing as Community Economic Drivers
October 21 - 24, 2013: Canad Inns Polo Park, Winnipeg MB
Submitted by tupac on August 2, 2013 - 10:37am.
A 22-unit affordable housing development for Aboriginal households is moving ahead after receiving approval from the Ontario Municipal Board earlier this month—11 years after the project was first envisioned
Submitted by tupac on August 2, 2013 - 10:26am.
by New Frontiers Aboriginal Corporation. The organization, which opened its first affordable housing complex on Coxwell Avenue in 2002, has been looking for a new location for years. The St. Clair development will make a big difference at an individual scale, but do little to address the wider issue
On Thursday June 27 in Flora McCrea Hall at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, Frontiers Foundation welcomed over a hundred donors, volunteers and other guests to our traditional feast of Ojibwa pickerel and trout plus a full range of other treats.
Submitted by tupac on July 11, 2013 - 1:42pm.