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‘Suicide has long plagued our communities,’ says #OccupyINAC

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Groups of demonstrators staged occupations of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) offices in Winnipeg and Toronto and forced officials to close six other offices across the country for several days over the [...]

Cochenour Arena report estimates renos to cost $1.65 million

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Red Lake council has accepted an engineering consultant’s report on the Cochenour Arena that outlines extensive renovations that will keep it operational for another five to nine years. “If we do not do [...]

Red Lake council passes $19.4M budget

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Red Lake mayor and council passed the 2016 municipal budget with total expenditures of $19,356,428 and a 2.4 net tax increase to local ratepayers in a four to one vote at the April [...]

Pure Gold reports positive drill results at Madsen project

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Pure Gold Mining Inc. saw a 14.6 per cent increase in its stock to $0.275 last Monday following the release of its drilling results from the Madsen Gold Project. The company now has [...]

Pikangikum deaths prompt call for Coroner’s inquest

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Kenora – Rainy River MPP Sarah Campbell has joined a growing body of individuals and organizations calling for a Coroner’s inquest into the deaths of nine family members who perished in a house [...]