Town Hall Raises Ininew Friendship Centre Flag for National Indigenous Peoples Day

ININEW FRIENDSHIP CENTRE FLAG RAISING AT TOWN HALL

On Friday June 21st 2019, Town Hall held a flag raising ceremony to raise the Ininew Friendship Centre flag at the Town of Cochrane municipal office to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day.

A DAY TO CELEBRATE INDIGENOUS CULTURE & HERITAGE

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First NationsInuit and Métis peoples. Learn more about this day here.

The Ininew Friendship Centre hosted an event at the Commando Pavilion, starting with a Sunrise Ceremony, followed by breakfast and activities throughout the day.

MORE ABOUT THE ININEW FRIENDSHIP CENTRE

The Ininew Friendship Centre’s objectives are to develop, expand, and preserve Aboriginal cultural identity through the institution of education and socially oriented programs for all people of Aboriginal ancestry. The Ininew Friendship Centre provides informational, communication and interpretive services to resident and transient people of Aboriginal ancestry in the areas of legal-aid, medical appointments, and accommodation. The Ininew Friendship Centre provides a meeting place and milieu in which people of Aboriginal ancestry may freely interact and socialize. They also organize and supervise recreational activities for the young people affiliated with the Centre. For more information on the Ininew Friendship Centre, visit www.ininewfriendshipcentre.ca.

WATCH THE FLAG RAISING

Comfort Inn & Suites to Be Built in Cochrane

NEW HOTEL TO BE BUILT IN COCHRANE

Choice Hotels Canada is thrilled to announce the ground-breaking of another new build Comfort Inn & Suites! Cochrane, Ontario.

A CLEAR CHOICE

Cochrane, Ontario is a great market for Choice Hotels to expand its presence along the Trans-Canada highway.  With exceptional properties in North Bay, New Liskard, Kirkland Lake, and Kapuskasing, the new Comfort Inn & Suites Cochrane will provide another exceptional new-build Choice hotel for the more than 2 Million CANADIAN Choice Rewards Members travelling our great country.  The hotel will include 81 guestrooms, indoor pool, free hot breakfast, unlimited WiFi.   Additional amenities will include a secure lock-up for snowmobilers and sportsmen and ample parking to provide space for vehicles and trailers.

The property will also provide access and security for the thousands of truckers that help keep our Northern Economy ticking along.  Looking to employ local employees, the Comfort Inn & Suites is committed to investing in the community and is excited to bring further business to the existing businesses within the community.

The location of the new hotel will be at the intersection of Hwy 11 West and Western Avenue.

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