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.
We are pleased to announce that the AGM held in Toronto on July 17th, elected the following board members for the period July 2003-04 : Lawrence Gladue, Glen Jennings, Dennis Stark, Conrad King, Leslie Tabobongung, Sue Wheeler, Eddie Kolausok, Rhonda Dickemous, Eric Clarkson, Lorraine Gisborn, Clem Nabigon, Heather McLean and Ruby Ross.
It is with thanks and excitement that we ask you to join us again early on Thursday June 26 th at 7:00 A.M. at the 40th Floor of the Royal Bank of Canada, 200 Bay Street in Toronto. Thanks to our generous supporter the RBC, the menu will include Native and Non-Native breakfast just for you to start the day right in the right spirit. Please try to arrive earlier to meet our friends, volunteers, staff and supporters. The silent auction will include art work by Native artists and many more fabulous items.
The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario today announced the allocation of $2 million during the next two years to the Frontiers Foundation to renovate housing for native families living in Northern Ontario.
I was a volunteer with you in 1982 and 1984 at projects in Grand Praire and Fort Vermillion in Alberta. An experience which pretty much changed my views on life and I subsequently went traveling working with various voluntary organizations around the world. I finally settled in the UK with my wife (who is from Thailand) in 1988.
I was thinking that it would be good to volunteer my services in some capacity to Frontiers Foundation. I think I could take around 8-10 weeks off at a push and would be very interested in finding out whether my wife and I could get involved in any of your projects. Please advise.
Dennis Stark, Frontiers Foundation's Vice-President was honoured at the Toronto Aboriginal Business Association that was held at the Royal Bank of Canada on Monday February 24, 2003. Toronto Aboriginal Business Association coordinator Kelly Powless presented the TABA award to the editor & publisher of TANSI Aboriginal Newspaper. Both FF Founding Director Charles R. Catto and Marco A.
The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the year 2003 as the International Year of Fresh Water. This year provides an opportunity to learn more about water usage and management, and is meant to promote new initiatives in water resources at international, national and regional levels. Our partner native Bolivian organization VEA in partnership with Engineers Without Borders of UofT began a potable water project in the Aymara community of Huarina on the shores of Lake Titikaka. Renee Chong who is fluent in Spanish already spent four months with the community and will design an appropriate