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The Major Events Committee is seeking applications for one (1) MCFN Youth Member (18-29 years old). For detailed information, please click link:  Call for a Youth Committee Member

22 May 2019 - The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre and Kakekalanicks Indigenous Arts & Consultancy present the 3rd Annual Celebration of Nations, a gathering of Indigenous arts, culture, and tradition in downtown St. Catharines from 6–8 September 2019. The gathering will feature music, theatre, dance, film, interactive workshops, and teachings to honour and celebrate Indigenous culture. A call for artists and artisans has just been released to promote opportunities for Indigenous artists and community members to share their gifts with the larger community. Celebration of Nations Call for Artists and Artisans closes on Friday 28 June 2019. The 2019 edition programming will

Chief Stacey Laforme has recorded two audio commercials for ELMNT FM Radio 106.5 in Toronto.  He delivers two important messages in these commercials, one welcoming listeners to MCFN treaty and traditional territory, as well as an important message on MCFN treaty rights. To listen to the audio advertisement, please click the links below: Treaty 30 second ad Treaty 60 second ad CFPT-FM (106.5 FM, "106.5 Elmnt FM") is an indigenous radio station in Toronto. Owned by First Peoples Radio, a subsidiary of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, it broadcasts music and talk programming targeting the First Nations community, with the former focusing upon both contemporary and indigenous

Canada’s brightest innovators will converge in the CNE Innovation Garage over the fair's middle weekend  (August 23 - 25) to pitch their cutting edge inventions and compete for prize money and in-kind services.  MCFN members please see the Indigenous Entrepreneurs category! The Pitch Competition Categories Home, Everyday Living, and Leisure: This category will feature start-ups that focus on the connected home, everyday living essentials, education, travel, and leisure. The companies could be tech-based, app-based; and/or a physical product. Food Tech and Urban Agriculture: Startups in this category will focus on innovation in food technology, new/improved food offering, solutions/opportunities for urban agriculture, or education. Companies can present a food