On October 24, 2007 while Frontiers Foundation Executive Director Marco A. Guzman was attending the CIDA Voluntary Sector Fund training in Toronto organized by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC), he made the connection with Genevieve Boucher who supported our new proposal re Haiti to the attention of CIDA’s Americas Branch.Submitted by frontiers on January 9, 2009 - 2:14pm.
Season’s Greetings from the Board and Staff of Frontiers Foundation
Come out and join us for an afternoon of Christmas caroling, great food and a visit from Santa Claus.
If you would like to bring a refreshment to share, please feel free to do so.
Please RSVP.Submitted by frontiers on December 9, 2008 - 11:50am.
Frontiers Foundation presents: "Tikanagan Dreams, Batchawana Bay (click to see video)", the first of three 8 minute promotional videos, of the work of this Canadian non-profit Aboriginal organization. "Tikanagan" is an Anishnabe word for the elegantly practical Aboriginal invention of a baby cradle board, that has inspired many modern versions of this baby back pack. Every First Canadian mother dreams for her child to be safe and snug in a warm decent home.Submitted by frontiers on November 14, 2008 - 9:48pm.
Hurricane Gustav, Tropical Storm Hanna and Ike have left St. Michel de Lâ€™Attalaye, a remote rural community in NE Haiti with washed out roads, and extreme flooding. Our partners in this area are literally drowning in a watery hell due to extreme flooding; they need EMERGENCY help: food, water, meds, blankets and clothing. Frontiers Foundation has been supporting this region with social and economic development projects for the last three decades.Submitted by frontiers on September 25, 2008 - 9:00am.
On Thursday June 26th, 2008 at 7:30am Frontiers Foundation held its annual breakfast, at the Flora McCrea Auditorium located in the Timothy Memorial Church. The one hundred guests in attendance enjoyed the breakfast buffet including the fresh fish from Batchawana Bay cooked by Bill Lohman, Olaf & Iolene Bjornaa. A silent auction was also held with generous donations from Mary Fox, Stephen Fenech, Reza Hakim and Ursula Jacko. The silent auction raised approximately $1,100.Submitted by frontiers on July 15, 2008 - 10:01am.
Several ardent advocates for quality northern housing using local materials have worked with Frontiers Foundation to build a base of operations in Manitoba.
Frontiers Foundation in Manitoba has four key positions: The Manitoba Representative on the Frontiers Board and Chair of the Manitoba Advisory Committee is Nora Ross. She is a member of Berens River First Nation and a 43 year veteran of Frontiers Foundation. Our Projects Manager, Brian Monkman, is a Metis from Loon Straights and an experienced instructor, sawyer, builder and mechanic. Martin Strauss, is our contact with Strauss Association Management Service and comes to us with a wealth of project management and fund-raising experience. Our Regional Coordinator, Laurel Gardiner, is a teacher and a nurse specializing in Population Health Promotion.Submitted by frontiers on July 15, 2008 - 8:24am.
(where the pros play)
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
1:15 P.M. Shotgun Start
Entry fee - $250.00
Includes Driving Range, Green Fees, Power Carts, Dinner and Prizes
All proceeds to Frontiers Foundation
Cash Bar, Dinner at Angus Glen at 6:30 p.m.
For further information phone Ken Alexander (416) 921-7997, ext. 222,
or Glen Jennings (416) 350-2932
SPONSORSHIP FOR HOLES
18 sponsorships are available at $300.00 each.
Sponsorship includes a sign prominently displayed at the tee and a listing in the program.Submitted by frontiers on June 26, 2008 - 6:06pm.
On Environmental Day, friends, relatives and tenants of Project Amik housing complex in East Toronto, planted a redbud tree at 3 p.m. on Saturday June 7, 2008.
About 60 people gathered together to plant the tree in memory of Paul Prevost a committed Amik volunteer who was well liked among his fellow tenants, men and women.Submitted by frontiers on June 12, 2008 - 10:04am.
Come join us for Frontier Foundation's 40th Anniversary Annual Breakfast!
SPEAKER: Mr. Gary Lepinsky (New President of the Metis Nation of Ontario)
M.C.: Ellie Vitello
ENTERTAINMENT: Native Traditional Dancers
CUISINE: Traditional Native and Non-Native Breakfast
SILENT AUCTION: Native Art & other unique items
COST: GRATIS, but donations are gratefully accepted
R.S.V.P.: By June 20, 2008
Frontiers Foundation is seeking volunteers to work in the north of Canada either in the schools or with the youth of the communities. These projects are scheduled to begin in early September and continue for the school year, through to the end of June. We will be looking for volunteers to work as tutors and teaching assistants in schools throughout the Northwest Territories and we expect to have education projects in the communities of Inuvik, Wrigely, Hay River, Fort Simpson, Nahanni Butte, Trout Lake, and Fort Smith.Submitted by frontiers on May 7, 2008 - 6:58pm.