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.
"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.
The Rotary Club of Toronto provided a new pick up truck for the work of Frontiers Foundation in Northern Ontario. On Thursday March 30th, 2006, Charles Catto and Marco Guzman went to Mississauga to pick up an F-150 Ford 4WD pick up truck donated by The Rotary Club of Toronto. Rev. Catto was instrumental in contacting and securing the much needed vehicle for the work of our Aboriginal voluntary service organization.
We are pleased to announce our annual Frontiers Foundation Breakfast, hosted by the Royal Bank of Canada in downtown Toronto.
Past and current volunteers, Frontiers Board, supporters and friends are all invited to attend this important event in the life of our Aboriginal voluntary service organization celebrating the 42nd anniversary of Operation Beaver. Further details will be posted soon.
You might have noticed a new look for the Frontiers Foundation website. Please take a look around and let us know what you think. There are quick a few new things happening behind the scenes that can make the website much more extendible in addition to functions you'll notice such as being able to search all content on the website as well as change the text size.