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Self-determination is the right of all people to determine their own destiny. For our First Peoples living in Canada this has not been reality. True North Aid believes that the right to self-governance and self-determination are key to closing the poverty gap as young people are inspired and empowered to pursue their dreams and build their own communities. We are committed to supporting Indigenous youth to pursue their dreams and lead their people forward towards a bright and prosperous future.
- THE BALLANTYNE PROJECT In February 2016 at the age of 21, Dwight Ballantyne left his remote northern Saskatchewan reserve to pursue education, employment and hockey. He faced the challenges of leaving his community, family and friends with persistence and determination and his success has surpassed anything he could have imagined. In March 2019, Dwight returned from Europe where… Continue Reading
- 2019 Year-End Campaign SUPPORT OUR FINAL PROJECTS OF 2019 Help True North Aid fundraise for its final projects of 2019, representing our health, hope, education, self-determination and reconciliation stones of support. We cannot complete these without your support and passion. Please read our letter below. DONATE NOW! In just a few short years, True North Aid has been… Continue Reading
- THE CAMINO WAY PROJECT – SUPPORTING THE BALLANTYNE PROJECT Join Natasha and her mom, as they travel the Camino Way in Europe to raise funds and awareness about Indigenous communities in Canada by raising funds about the Ballatyne Project. DONATE NOW! Project Overview Mission & Goals Who, What, Where & When About the Entrepreneurship Program Project Overview As some people might know in a… Continue Reading