Welcome! Frontiers Foundation is a non-profit aboriginal voluntary service organization that promotes the advancement of economically and socially disadvantaged communities. Through the Operation Beaver Program, with volunteers from across the globe, we work with aboriginal communities to provide affordable housing and improvements in education. With the support of government and charitable donations, both from the private sector and individuals, we operate within Canadian borders, and Overseas.
Northern Ontario communities get $4 million for affordable housing
KIRKLAND LAKE, ON, - Canada's new government and the Government of Ontario yesterday announced an allocation of $4 million to renovate housing for low-income households in Northern Ontario, including Aboriginal families living off-reserve, under the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program.
At 12:30 noon Thursday February 22 Lawrence Gladue, President of Frontiers Foundation and Member of the Order of Canada was interviewed on CBC national TV about the homelessness crisis in Canada, which hurts aboriginal Canadians most of all. Mr. Gladue, a Cree Metis from northern Alberta and formerly a senior policy analyst for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) played a leading role in developing the Rural and Native Housing Program for twenty years until it was axed by the Mulroney government. Mr.
Demonstration on Parliament Hill in support of Frontiers Foundation - New Frontiers Aboriginal Residential Corporation Ã¢?? Operation Beaver.
The bus will leave Project AMIK 419 Coxwell Avenue in Toronto at 6:30 a.m. We will provide doughnuts and hot chocolate. Please make and bring your own sandwiches or whatever lunch for after the event. WeÃ¢??ll arrive back around 7 p.m. Get Away Bus Charter has a washroom, DVD player and 57 seats.
"Giving homes, sweet homes" in the Toronto Star, Dec. 21, 2006 by Jim Beyers:
Yesterday, she and [Gabriel] left the two-bedroom unit they have to themselves at the Project Amik complex on Coxwell Ave. and attended a Christmas dinner in the reception hall. Instead of worrying about her son getting into trouble, Migwans' biggest concern looked to be getting Gabriel to tuck into his turkey and vegetables and not checking out the dessert tray.
Migwans and [Steve Biagoni] are just a couple of the people rescued by Project Amik - which was built with a lot of sweat from community workers and help from the City of Toronto and other groups - and with a $943,000 forgivable loan from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Company's Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program.
On Thursday November 9 in Gatineau, Quebec, Mr. Louis Verrete, Mme. Nathalie Brink, Mr. Rod Haney and Mme. Abbe Assefa of Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) welcomed Haitian Dr. Hans Beauvoir Chief Medical Officer for St. Michel de Lâ€™Attalaye, Mr. Pierrot Casimit, Consul-General of Haiti in Montreal. Also attending, representing Frontiers Foundation, were Mrs. Tinie Evans, Ms. Bonnie Joyce and Rev. Dr. Charles Catto.
Since the first week of October a newly donated Dodge 4WD Quad cab truck increased the Frontiers/Beaver fleet to be used by our Regional Co-ordinator Rick Weatherley based in Spanish, Ontario. Rick came down to Markham to pick it up on October 16th. This diesel wonder can do it all â€“ carrying six people in comfort, haul trailers or portable saw mills, construction materials and should work for us for many years.
Frontiers Foundation Executive Director Marco A. Guzman was invited to attend the CIVICUS 6th world assembly held in Glasgow, Scotland on June 21 â€“ 25, 2006. The international event took place at Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre and Armadillo Building on the shores of Clyde River. There was a significant focus on the role of civil society in the global efforts to secure social, economic and civic justice.
Frontiers Foundation an Aboriginal voluntary service organization recently celebrated its 42nd Anniversary of Operation Beaver at the Royal Bank of Canada. Over a hundred people among past and current Operation Beaver volunteers, Frontiers Board, supporters and friends old and new gathered at the 40th Floor of RBC, 200 Bay Street in downtown Toronto early on Thursday June 29, 2006. M.C. Bonnie Johnston welcomed everyone including special guests like Mr.