Walk together’: Nishnawbe Aski Nation signs MOU with 2 municipal social service agencies – CBC

Agreements with Cochrane, Kenora social services boards chart path to fight poverty, homelessness

May 09, 2019

The Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) signed two agreements with municipal social service agencies Wednesday aimed at addressing poverty and homelessness in northern Ontario.

The memorandums of understanding lay the groundwork for NAN to work in partnership with the Cochrane Social Services Administration Board (CSSAB) in the northeast, and with the Kenora District Services Board in the northwest.

“Sometimes those silent voices out there have no one to advocate, to speak for them,” said NAN Deputy Grand Chief Walter Naveau. “When you have an MOU such as we have now, it gives those on the street a voice.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/nan-mou-social-services-1.5128501

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