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Upcoming Event: Frontiers Foundation Annual Breakfast 2015

The Frontiers Foundation Annual Breakfast is coming up on Thursday June 25, 2015 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the auditorium of Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Avenue  West, Toronto. We hope you will join us at this unforgettable free annual event honouring our Operation  Beaver volunteers and faithful supporters. Breakfast will feature fresh trout and pickerel  brought by Olaf & Iolene Bjornaa all the way from Batchawana Bay, Ontario. Donations  for our Aboriginal charity thankfully received. Please call Marilyn Gillis at 416.690.3930 or e-mail us at 

TORONTO STAR ARTICLE: Ontario professionals volunteer time, money to help remote Ontario First Nation

Hello friends of Pikangikum Please see the following article written by Jennifer Hough for the Toronto Star on January 1, 2014.  Jennifer participated in our visit to Pikangikum in November 2014.    http://m.thestar.com/#/article/life/2015/01/01/ontario_professionals_volunteer_time_money_to_help_remote_ontario_first_nation.html Love and peace to you in the new year…

LOOKING BACK 50 YEARS ! !

By Paul MacLean – Former Volunteer who worked on First Project in Split Lake, Manitoba, 1964 It’s 50 years ago that I participated in the summer work camp at Split Lake Manitoba, the first project of Operation Beaver. I remember seeing the notice on my college bulletin board just at the time when I was wondering what to do with my summer. No pay, hard construction work, northern Manitoba … but it sounded like an adventure. Why do we do these things? Looking back 50 years, I’m still not sure. What I can say is that summer adventure had a lasting influence on my life. First, I went to Split…

AMIK II and AMIK III Housing Projects

We have a good news story to share and are pleased to announce that construction is underway on the AMIK III project at 3738 St. Clair Ave. E. and is ready to start at the AMIK II project at 3087 Danforth Avenue.  The St. Clair Ave. project is located in the St. Clair – Brimley area of the City of Toronto.  It will be a four storey building comprised of 2 bachelors, 14 one bedroom and 6 two bedroom apartments.  Surface parking for vehicles will be provided in the rear of the building and bicycle parking inside the building.…

Celebration of Operation Beaver

On Thursday June 26th, Frontiers Foundation celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Operation Beaver program with a breakfast held at the Flora McCrea Auditorium of Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, Toronto.   From our very first project in Split Lake, Manitoba back in 1964, volunteer participation has always been a cornerstone of Operation Beaver. We were quite happy to see one of our very first volunteers Paul Maclean managed to be among the one hundred people who gathered at this annual event.   (FF President Lawrence Gladue with Iolene Bjorna from Batchawana Bay, Ontario and author James…