Notices & Announcements

Stuff a Cruiser

The Annual Stuff-a-Cruiser event will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at various locations in Fort Frances, Emo and Rainy River.  All donated food items will stay local and help stock District food banks.  For more information, visit 

Lakers Annual Food and Toy Drive

The UNFC partnered with the Fort Frances Lakers for their Annual Food and Toy Drive on November 23, 2018.  We thank the Lakers and their fans once again for their generosity in donations to our Adopt-a-Family Program!  Gichi Miigwetch!  Pictured: Susan Councillor and Jennifer Kivimaki with donations Susan Councillor and Jenn Kivimaki

Adopt-a-Family Program

If you are interested in adopting a family this Christmas season through the United Native Friendship Centre's Adopt-a-Family Program, view poster and information here.

Ojibway Language

Ojibway Language Classes are back starting Thursday, October 11, 2018. View poster here.

Orange Shirt Day

Thank you to all who joined us in honouring our residential school surviors and remembering those who didn't survive at our Orange Shirt Day event on Sunday, September 30th.  Guests heard a reading of Phyllis' Story: The Original Orange Shirt and participated in discussions around the Residential School experience.  Attendees enjoyed kinship, tradional drumming and lunch served by our wonderful staff and Fort Frances Lakers volunteers.  

Laker Kaleb Bruyere & Elder Buddy Loyie

Laker Presten Bobyk & UNFC President, Mikes Jones

Healing and Wellness Worker, Deb Emes reading Phyllis' Story 

Board Member Smokey Bruyere and wife, Ginny enjoying lunch


Honouring Our Veterans

As a part of this our annual Honouring Our Veterans powwow, we are seeking photos of Aboriginal Veteran's from the Treaty #3 area. View information/submission poster here.

Family Information Liaison Unit

Family members of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) can access Ontario's Family Information Liaison Unit (FILU) for confidential, culturally responsive, trauma-informed and victim-centered assistance. To view poster and contact information, click here.