ISWO News

  • ISWO LAUNCHES REGISTRATION FOR OSIG 2022

    REGISTRATION FOR THE 2022 ONTARIO SUMMER INDIGENOUS GAMES IS NOW OPEN AND SPACES ARE EXPECTED TO FILL QUICKLY, AS EXCITEMENT BUILDS The 2022 OSIG, will take place from July 28-31, 2022, in the City of Ottawa on the Traditional Territory and homelands of the Algonquin......

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  • ISWO ANNOUNCES TEAM ONTARIO ROSTER FOR 2022 NAHC

    Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario is thrilled to announce the official Team Ontario rosters for the 2022 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships, set to take place in Membertou, Nova Scotia from May 7 to 14, 2022. Thank you to everyone who submitted an Expression of Interest.......

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  • THE ONTARIO SUMMER INDIGENOUS GAMES ANNOUNCES DATES FOR 2022

    A critical milestone for the Indigenous Sport Pathway, the Ontario Summer Indigenous Games shine a light on the journey of young Indigenous athletes, striving forward for excellence. Algonquin Territory – Ottawa, Ontario – March 15, 2022 – Organizers for the 2022 Ontario Summer Indigenous Games......

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  • ISWO KEYS COLLABERATIVE EFFORT TO DELIVER HOCKEY EQUIPMENT FOR INDIGENOUS YOUTH IN THE NORTH

    New and used hockey equipment to be distributed to various Indigenous youth in urban and remote Indigenous communities in the North. Mississauga, Ontario – November 2, 2021 – Through the efforts of Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (“ISWO”), in collaboration with a number of volunteer stakeholders,......

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  • CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO THE ISWO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    September 27, 2021 – Mississauga, Ontario – Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) announced today, an open call for nominations for its Board of Directors. ISWO is the recognized Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Body for Ontario, serving all Indigenous Peoples and communities across the province of......

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  • ISWO CONFIRMS TEAM ONTARIO’S PARTICIPATION AT THE 2023 NORTH AMERICAN INDIGENOUS GAMES

    ISWO CONFIRMS TEAM ONTARIO’S PARTICIPATION AT THE 2023 NORTH AMERICAN INDIGENOUS GAMES ISWO, the designated PTASB for Ontario is excited to get the ball rolling once again, as it plans to take a 500 strong contingent of Indigenous youth from across Ontario, to compete at......

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  • ISWO’s Virtual Programming Creates a Wellness Community During the Pandemic

    ISWO’S VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING CREATES A WELLNESS COMMUNITY FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES DURING THE PANDEMIC   Well Nation’s virtual programming creates a sense of community for Indigenous people across Ontario, looking to improve their wellness. Mississauga, Ontario – July 23, 2021 – When the COVID-19 global pandemic was......

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  • CN PROVIDES VITAL LOGISTICAL SUPPORT FOR COVID RELIEF EFFORTS FOR THE NORTH

    CN PROVIDES VITAL LOGISTICAL SUPPORT FOR A MAJOR COVID RELIEF EFFORT FOR NORTHERN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES COVID relief efforts forge new partnerships and pathways to reconciliation. Mississauga, Ontario – April 21, 2021 – When Marc Laliberte, President of Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) first learned......

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  • Canadian Tire Jumpstart Grants Funds to ISWO

    CANADIAN TIRE JUMPSTART CHARITIES GRANTS FUNDS TO ISWO TO SUPPORT INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES THROUGH SPORT Jumpstart provides opportunities for new programming and sport participation during challenging times. Mississauga, Ontario – March 23, 2021 – Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) announced Tuesday that they are the......

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  • Virtual Games 2021

    GAMES TIME: ISWO LAUNCHES VIRTUAL GAMES FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES WITH A FOCUS ON FUN AND WELLNESS  Well Nation Virtual Games developed to engage Indigenous youth and families in Ontario, through inclusive and fun challenges, aimed at enhancing wellness during difficult times.  Mississauga, Ontario......

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  • OTTAWA 2021 MASTERS INDIGENOUS GAMES POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

    COVID-19 dampens Ottawa’s plans to host the 2021 Masters Indigenous Games, but does not extinguish the spirit of the Games. Algonquin Territory – Ottawa, Ontario – December 18, 2020 – Organizers for the 2021 Masters Indigenous Games (MIG), in partnership with the City of Ottawa......

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  • CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO THE ISWO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    October 30, 2020 – Mississauga, Ontario – Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) announced Friday, an open call for nominations for it’s Board of Directors. ISWO is the recognized Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Body for Ontario, serving all Indigenous Peoples and communities across the province of......

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