The nominees for the 2023 Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards (SSIMAs) have been announced. Aysanabee and Snotty Nose Rez Kids lead the nominees with 6 and 5 nominations respectively. Winners will be announced at a live ceremony on June 6th at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, hosted by Anishinaabe activist, broadcaster, and content creator […]
The entire team at 95.7 Elmnt FM would like to acknowledge that today, November 16th, is Louis Riel Day in the province of Ontario. It was on this day in 1885 that Louis Riel was executed. He was sentenced to death for fighting for the rights of the Métis people. Today is intended for people to […]
On July 7th, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm (ET) the Government of Canada is hosting a rebroadcast of a virtual discussion panel featuring First Nations, Inuit and Métis experts and senior federal officials. Speakers include: Laurie Sargent, Angie Bruce, Shalene Curtis-Micallef, Caleb Behn, Diana Kwan, Time Argetsigner, Brandon MacLeod, Kathleen Boston, Manitok Thompson and Elder […]
Alternative reggae rock band, Street Pharmacy will be making their way to Ottawa on March 5th, 2022. They will be playing alongside My Son The Hurricane at LIVE! on Elgin as part of their LIVE! on Elgin Presents series. Street Pharmacy was formed in 2006 by Métis musician Ryan Guay. Since forming, the band has […]
The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is currently looking to optimize its vaccine strategy in 2022. In order to do so, they have released a survey for all First Nation, Inuit, and Métis community members. Whether you’re fully vaccinated, planning to get vaccinated, or vaccine-hesitant, they would like to hear from you. The results from […]
If you’re a First Nations, Inuit and Métis community member, and you are looking for either your first or second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, then check out the Wabano-OPH Vaccination Clinic at Rideau High School. The last day for appointments is tomorrow, July 29th. The clinic is open to any community member aged […]
Wabano Health has announced it will be moving it’s vaccination clinic from St. Laurent Complex to Rideau High School. If you or someone you know had an appointment scheduled for May 18th or later, it will take place at Rideau High School. First Nation, Inuit and Métis community members who are aged 16 or older are eligible […]
The province announced on Monday that urban Indigenous people can now book their second COVID-19 vaccine dose at the manufacturer-recommended 3-4 week period after receiving their first dose. This only applied to Indigenous people on reserve in a previous provincial vaccine rollout update. Now, First Nation, Métis and Inuit can book both doses within a […]
Beginning April 1, First Nation, Inuit and Métis people in the Ottawa area who are 16 & older can book an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine at the St. Laurent Complex. To book your appointment, call 613-691-5505 or visit the Wabano website.
Inuit, Métis and First Nations families 16 and over in Ottawa can register for Wabano Centre and Ottawa Public Health‘s Indigenous Family COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic. The clinic will take place April 8, 9 and 10 at Wabano Centre. To book your appointment, call 613-748-0657 (ext. 456 or 465) or register here.