Archive : ' NAN'

First Nation Juries Review Committee to tackle ‘crisis’

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Ontario has appointed 11 people to a committee intended to “chart the way forward” on improving First Nation representation on the province’s juries. “For far too long the justice system has failed our [...]

NAN confirms opposition to federal water legislation

Proposed Act does not address critical lack of infrastructure Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Les Louttit has issued an official statement of opposition against the federal government and its introduction of The Safe Drinking [...]

NAN calls on provincial government to get serious about FASD

NAN—Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Terry Waboose is calling on the Government of Ontario to get serious about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and develop an integrated provincial strategy for prevention and support services [...]

“We won’t be ignored” challenge Matawa Chiefs

Respect for First Nations key to economic progress Lisa Dumontier Regional First Nation leaders held a press conference in Ottawa last week to express their ongoing concerns regarding resource development in their traditional territory. Unsupportive of [...]