9 06, 2021

Time for Action to Honour the Lost Lives of 215 Children

2021-06-09T10:47:41-04:00June 9th, 2021|News|

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wants to offer our condolences to the families and communities whose children were found recently. When we heard the news, we were shaken by the incredible loss to the communities and to this country.

9 06, 2021

Statement on the murder of a Muslim family in London, Ont.

2021-06-09T10:45:32-04:00June 9th, 2021|News|

The Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre is shocked and horrified and demands justice after learning about the planned and premediated act of murder against a Muslim family in London, Ontario who were out for a walk on Sunday evening.

19 03, 2021

One woman or girl is killed every 2.5 days in Canada: report

2021-03-19T10:25:04-04:00March 19th, 2021|News|

The report by the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability found that, in 2020, 160 women and girls were killed in Canada. April was the deadliest month for women and girls in Canada, according to the report, with a total of 26 victims.

31 08, 2020

#HerSay: Niagara women talk about their experiences in public office

2020-08-31T09:37:43-04:00August 31st, 2020|News|

This is part one in a series looking at women in politics and what the landscape is like for them in Niagara. From online trolls to misogyny around the council, attempts are sometimes made to minimize the voice of women. This is an opportunity for them to have #HerSay.

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