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Pikangikum’s Project Journey takes flight

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The Red Lake detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the National Crime Prevention Centre, and the community of Pikangikum recently announced that in working together they’ve secured close to $2.4 million in [...]

Up and down year for the ice road

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE After a stretch of time without the snow removal equipment he normally uses, local Leigh Moncrief was able to borrow a groomer over the weekend from Barrens Northern Transportation to perform some touch-ups [...]

Treaty 3 rejects feds’ First Nation Education Act

BY HEATHER COLLINS Treaty 3 chiefs recently came together to unanimously reject Federal Government legislation that would standardize First Nation Education, as well push for accountability for the condition of on-reserve schools. The group consisted of [...]

Miners’ ‘hometown hero’ goes back to roots

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE He shies away from the attention, but in his hometown of Frenchman’s Head on Lac Seul First Nation, English River Miners’ #10 Jared Binguis says he’s heard people refer to him as a [...]

First Ice is Best Ice for Walleye

BY GORD ELLIS Last week I wrote about the possible dangers of ice, especially first ice. So, hopefully, we have all the safety information covered. But one of the great things about first ice is just [...]