News archive - October 2020

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Robin Stadelbauer Joins Indigenous Initiatives Office

Robin Stadelbauer, Indigenous Initiatives Coordinator

The Indigenous Initiatives Office is thrilled to announce that Robin Stadelbauer joined our team. Robin is Anishnaabe Kwe from the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation and has a long history at Waterloo. She holds a Social Development Studies degree and as a staff member, has worked at St. Paul’s University College, Central Advancement, and most recently with the Office of Vice-President of Advancement.

Friday, October 9, 2020

Ontario Recognizes Indigenous Marriage Ceremonies

The government of Ontario has amended the Marriage Act to enable Indigenous officiants to perform marriage ceremonies according to their customs and traditions, and to submit a marriage for registration with the Ontario Registrar General. These changes, which come into force today, recognize the role of Indigenous communities and organizations in designating marriage officiants.

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