Archive : ' Pikangikum'

Pikangikum and OPP host hockey camp

As part of Project Journey, an initiative to provide alternative activities to youth in Pikangikum, the community and the OPP recently hosted a special hockey camp. Pictured are OPP Inspector Pat Morris, three time Olympic Canadian [...]

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 [...]

Pikangikum granted Sustainable Forestry Licence

By Lindsay Briscoe After 17 years, Pikangikum First Nation has finally been granted a Sustainable Forestry Licence (SFL) for the Whitefeather Forest. Graeme Swanwick, District Manager for the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR), says the SFL [...]

Drunk driver gets minimum sentence

By Jennifer Thurbide It was a somber day in the Red Lake court last Friday as Bernie Peters plead guilty to charges related to a July 2011 accident in which two people died and a third [...]

Rolling blackouts in Pikangikum

By Jennifer Thurbide It has been a cold couple weeks for a number of Pikangikum First Nation members after the community lost power from one of its four diesel generators that supply electricity to residences. Chief [...]