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2020 NAHC Team Ontario Coaches Callout

  Indigenous Sport and Wellness Ontario (ISWO) will be accepting applications for volunteer Team Staff, such as; General Managers, Coaches, and Certified Trainers. These positions will lead two teams (Team Ontario Male and Team Ontario Female) to compete at the 2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC)....

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ISWO ANNOUNCES SPORT FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (SSDIC) FUNDING

  ISWO ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING TO SUPPORT INDIGENOUS YOUTH AND COMMUNITIES THROUGH THE ‘SPORT FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT’ INITIATIVE The funding will create additional opportunities for Indigenous Peoples to participate in sport, with the aim of creating positive social and community impacts for overall wellbeing. Ottawa – November 22,...

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Exciting New Partnership Between Athlete Institute and ISWO

Partnership aimed at supporting the development of young Indigenous athletes in Ontario, with best basketball development program in Canada. Toronto, Ontario - November 20, 2019 – The Athlete Institute and Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) are proud to announce a partnership, aimed at developing...

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Team Ontario Coaches Announced for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games

Coaches from communities across all regions of Ontario selected to lead more than four hundred Indigenous athletes in fourteen sport competitions. Mississauga, Ontario – October 29, 2019 – Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO), the designated Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Body (P/TASB) for Ontario, announced Tuesday...

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2019 Tom Longboat Awards

THE TOM LONGBOAT “NATIONAL AWARDS 2019” National Athlete Awards for Aboriginal Excellence in Sport Program Overview The Tom Longboat Awards were established in 1951 to recognize Aboriginal athletes for their outstanding contributions to sport in Canada. With a few exceptions, the Awards have been given out every year since...

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