Indigenous Sports Body appoints directors

ISB wants to impact all Indigenous youth across Ontario to live healthy lives. (Photo by Josh Giles)

By Josh Giles Sports Writer The Chiefs of Ontario (COO) have created a new Indigenous Sport Body (ISB) representing 133 First Nations province wide. The move came after the COO assembly in April 2019 approved a resolution to create the ISB. The new organization will include regional and youth membership and representation. “The resolution passed and adopted by the Chiefs-in-Assembly supports the new direction: one that will be transparent and accountable with fair representation throughout the regions,” said Board Chair Patrick Madahbee. “It will also allow for community members and youth and sport leaders in our communities to play a much bigger and active role. This will open up more opportunities and possibilities.” The COO Resolution #11-19 removed the Chiefs’ support from the Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario…

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