Sunday, 28 January 2018

Resilient and Relentless - TorontotheBetter Welomes Cedar Basket Native Canadian Centre youth enterprise

Greetings to Cedar Basket, the ENAGB Youth Gift Shop. featuring the Resilient and Relentless clothing and crafts brand..In the heart of Toronto, near the Spadina subway stop at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto (NCCT). Cedar Basket, is a unique, indigenously owned and operated gift shop that celebrates First Nations, Metis and Inuit arts and crafts while fostering the the energy and skills of our aboriginal youth. Torontothebetter was recently offered the chance to speak with Cedar Basket Coordinator Edward Cyr about the new store and  the opportunities it offers to native youth and all in Toronto.

Edward reviewed for us the many barriers of housing, employment and education faced by native youth in Canada's largest urban centre.

As Well as the Cedar Basket Gift Shop The Native Canadian Cntre of Toronto offers a wide range of programmes or all with a commitment  to the advancement of  Toronto;s and Canada;s native. TorontootheBetter llooks forward to further contributing to awreness and  support of native peoples in Toronto and beyond. 

As an expression of our founding TorontotheBetter principle of inclusion both Cedar Basket and the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto will  become part of the TorontotheBetter Directory. Stay tuned to this space to join us as we continue our support for indigenous and other progressive economic initiatives.

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