Children, Seniors and Social Development
July 14, 2017

Media Advisory: Minister Gambin-Walsh to Attend North American Indigenous Games Opening Ceremonies

The Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, is attending the opening ceremonies of the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) this weekend. The event takes place on Sunday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Aviva Center, 1 Shoreham Drive, Toronto, ON.

The games, first held in Edmonton in 1990, are a multi-sport, multi-disciplinary event involving Indigenous youth from Canada and the United States. Newfoundland and Labrador has a contingent of 118 participants attending NAIG, including 64 participants from Labrador, 54 participants from the island portion of the province, as well as managers, coaches and mission staff.

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Media contact
Krista Dalton
Children, Seniors and Social Development
709-729-3768, 685-6492


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