The Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation offered their welcome to their traditional territory on March 3rd, 2015 for the unveiling of the TO2015 competition medals for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. The medals use copper from Chile, silver from the Dominican Republic and gold from the Hemlo mine in Ontario. Read more
On February 19th, 2015 the Mississauga Nations met in Toronto at the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs to discuss key areas of potential partnership and involvement with the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. Read more
Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation will be meeting with their counterpart, Mississauga Nations, in Toronto on February 19, 2015 to collaborate on potential involvement in the Pan Am Games, relevant to the host status.
In 1967 Winnipeg hosted the Pan American Games. Ten outstanding First Nation boys were chosen to the run 800 kms over 5 days from Minneapolis to Winnipeg over an ancient message route with the Games torch. When they arrived at the stadium they were stopped and not allowed to enter with the torch. Instead it was given to a non-Aboriginal runner to bring the torch into the stadium.
Cirque du Soleil® is seeking 115 motivated and enthusiastic children (boys/girls) from all cultural backgrounds willing to participate as a volunteer in a Cirque du Soleil production created exclusively for the Opening Ceremony of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games. Read more
MNCFN (PAGS) is seeking interested community members between the ages of 1-70+ to participate in the MNCFN community Torch Bearer Activation in June 2015. We will be selecting 8 individuals to represent our community. Deadline for submissions is January 23 at noon (no exceptions). All selected individuals must wear traditional regalia. Please submit a one page bio expressing you interest. Read more
September 19, 2014 – Caring Together Week is an annual family fun event at New Credit with the purpose to promote community health and wellness education about various programs and services available in the community. This year the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation (MNCFN) Pan Am Games Secretariat (PAGS) organized an evening of games and sport related activities Read more
August 25, 2014 – The Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation (MNCFN) Pan Am Games Secretariat (PAGS) unfurled its banners to spread the Pan Am message at this year’s Three Fires Homecoming Pow Wow and Traditional Gathering.
The Pow Wow is New Credit’s most important cultural event and PAGS staff were busy both days Read more
August 10, 2014 – The one-year countdown to the opening of the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games has begun. To mark the occasion, Toronto 2015 Parapan Am organizers hosted a gathering at their Toronto headquarters on Aug. 7 to debut the new video — Are You Ready? Read more
Monday, July 14, 2014 – An enthusiastic crowd filled Toronto’s Nathan Phillip Square and basked in glorious sunshine July 11th as the Cisco countdown clock began counting down the days until the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.