Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'First Nations''
By Lindsay Briscoe Just uttering the word ‘Attawapiskat’ these days likely conjures up a whole slew of images of dilapidated shacks and sewage back-ups. The 2011 housing crisis in the Northern Ontario First Nations community spurred [...]
By Lindsay Briscoe The legal document that sets out the rules and regulations for mining in Ontario is receiving a facelift after over one hundred years of existence. Some people are saying ‘it’s about time.’ “The [...]
By Jennifer Thurbide Two First Nation schools in northwestern Ontario will be getting an overhaul in coming years thanks to new funding from the federal government. Re-affirming a commitment to replace the schools in Pikangikum First [...]
By Jennifer Thurbide MNR Regional Director Al Willcocks (right) and Whitefeather President Alex Peters shake hands during the Whitefeather Forest FMP signing on June 21, 2012 in Pikangikum FN. Photo submitted. Months after the Forest Management [...]
By Lisa Dumontier Far from the hard-hitting federal budget anticipated in recent weeks, the 2012 Economic Action Plan has hit the table to mixed reviews. Calling the plan for prosperity an “investment in Canada’s future”, Kenora-Rainy [...]