Regions

Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) is the Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Body (P/TASB) for Ontario, providing a variety of programs that promotes sport, physical activity and wellness, in addition to training, certifications and support for coaches, athletes and other organizations in each of the six regions across Ontario. The six ISWO regions are:

  1. North East
  2. North West
  3. Central
  4. North Central
  5. South West
  6. South East Ontario

Please click on the map below for more details about the regions and communities served, as well as the contact information for the regional coordinator assigned to each region.

North East Regional Coordinator

Josh Carpenter

Email: Josh.Carpenter@iswo.ca

Serving:  AttawapiskatBrunswick HouseChapleau CreeChapleau OjibweFlying PostFort AlbanyKashechewan, MatachewanMattagamiMissanabie CreeMoose CreeTaykwa Tagamou NationWahgoshigWeenusk.

Urban Centres: Cochrane, Moosonee, Hearst, Iroquois Falls, Timmins, Kirkland Lake, New Liskeard.

Friendship Centres:  Ininew Friendship CentreKapuskasing Friendship CentreTimmins Native Friendship Centre.

South West Regional Coordinator

Carlyn Johnston

Email: Carlyn.Johnston@iswo.ca

Serving:  AamjiwnaangBeausoleilChippewa of the ThamesChippewas of Nawash (Cape Croker)Kettle & Stony Point, DelawareMunsee DelawareNew CreditOneidaSaugeenSix Nations of the Grand RiverWahta MohawksWalpole Island.

Primary Urban Centres: Windsor, Chatham, London, Sarnia, Hamilton, Mississauga, Barrie, Brantford, Guelph, Owen Sound, Waterloo.

Friendship Centres:  BarrieCan Am WindsorFort ErieHamiltonM’wikwedongN’amerindNiagara RegionPeel Aboriginal NetworkSarnia-Lambton.

South East Regional Coordinator

Caroline Calverley

Email: Caroline.Calverley@iswo.ca

Serving:  AkwesasneAldervilleCurve LakeGeorgina IslandHiawathaPikwakanaganRamaScugogTyendinaga (MBQ).

Primary Urban Centres: Pembroke, Ottawa, Cornwall, Kingston, Brockville, Oshawa, Peterborough, Toronto, Orillia.

Friendship Centres:  Council Fire Native Cultural CentreNogojiwanong Friendship Centre, Odawa Native Friendship CentreOttawa Inuit Children’s CentreNogojiwanon Friendship Centre.