NT Charity Week Information
Sunday April 3, 2022
Event #1 – April 19 – Featured Charity Week Guest Speaker – Indigenous Water Rights Lawyer, Alana Robert
Please buy a $10 ticket to attend Charity Week’s featured guest speaker, Alana Robert, in support of True North Aid. Event is happening on Zoom on April 19th 2022, from 7:30-8:30 pm.
CORRECTION TO SUNDAY’S NEWSLETTER: The ticket link for this event was not able to be sent out via School Cash Online as planned this weekend – the direct link for ticket purchase is included right here: Purchase Indigenous Legal Rights Speaker Ticket
Alana Robert is a human rights activist, lawyer and member of the Indigenous community, who will be speaking about her McCarthy Tetrault’s team’s successful class action lawsuit fighting for cleaner drinking water for Indigenous communities in Canada and for compensation for individuals enduring exposure to unclean water.
Read her bios here:
This lawsuit, the first of its kind heard together by the federal & Manitoba courts won Indigenous persons an 8 billion dollar settlement from the federal government promising much needed improvement of water infrastructure in certain communities as well as compensation fir some who have endured decades of inadequate water management in reserves through Canada.
Read more about the settlement here:
Event #2 – April 25 to 29 – Online Silent Auction
Get excited about this year’s Charity Week Silent Auction. Bids will be accepted over 5 days on exciting prizes such as a Leafs jersey signed by Morgan Reilly, Sephora gift baskets, $250 Lululemon gift certificate, spa days and massage treatments from Fairlawn Physiotherapy, Suetables jewelry and plenty more! The highest bidder will be contacted by us to pick up their prize, and 100% of your generous bids will be donated to True North Aid.
Keep your eyes in the next coming weeks for detailed prize information before the online auction starts on April 25th.