Archive : ' First Nations'

Santa Claus Flies Wasaya

BY HEATHER COLLINS Wasaya Airlines recently held its annual “Turkey Run,” when the company flies Santa Claus himself to several remote First Nation communities to deliver turkeys and other goodies to places where they’re often both [...]

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 [...]

Treaty 3 Police plan gun amnesty

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The Guns and Gangs unit of the Treaty 3 Police will be conducting a Firearms Amnesty Program for the first time next month. “A lot of people are unfamiliar that you are required [...]

Aboriginal journalist training program in the works

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 [...]

Makeover for Ontario Mining Act

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 [...]