Regional Chief Isadore Day commends jury on solid recommendations regarding inquest into student death

Thunder Bay, ON  --- Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day welcomes the long-awaited and much-needed recommendations made today regarding the inquest into the deaths of...

Constable Boyd among Manitoulin’s outstanding citizens: Hughes

Ottawa – One of the many reasons Manitoulin Island is such a great place is thanks to the dedication and community service of people...

Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement receives Royal Assent

OTTAWA—Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee extended his congratulations to the 23 Participating First Nations and the Kinoomaadziwin Education Body (KEB) on the Royal Assent...

Response from government on murdered and missing aboriginal women is shameful

When the body of Tina Fontaine was pulled from the Winnipeg River late last month it re-ignited a fierce debate about Canada’s response to...

Green Party applauds American-Chinese commitment to climate action

OTTAWA - The Green Party of Canada welcomes the historic climate deal reached between the United States of America (U.S.) and the People’s Republic of China. Today,...

Helping Aboriginal Families Make Healthy Choices

Ontario Expanding Healthy Active Living Programs for Aboriginal Children and Youth ONTARIO--Ontario is helping more Aboriginal children, youth and their families adopt healthy lifestyles with...

Fraser Institute releases report on national implications of British Columbia land claim Supreme...

VANCOUVER—The Fraser Institute—an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank––released a new report last week looking at the national implications of the Supreme Court of...

Final Truth and Reconciliation Commission report released

OTTAWA—Weighing in at six volumes, 4,000 pages and 25-pounds, the final report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission was presented at a ceremony conducted...

Food banks busier than ever

Manitoulin Family Resources is set to open their newly constructed food bank this month.  While I am saddened that I will be in Ottawa...

MTO minister promises improved maintenance for Manitoulin Island winter highways, roads

TORONTO—“Be careful what you wish for” might, in hindsight, be words to live by for the provincial government following a less than favourable report...

Hudak Confirms 100,000 Job Cuts Include Municipalities

OTTAWA – Today, PC Leader Tim Hudak confirmed that his 100,000 Pink Slip Plan includes municipal job cuts: “So the size of the public service,...

On the presentation made by Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard at the United Nations Permanent Forum...

May 25, 2016 – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee supports key messages in the presentation by Ontario Native Women’s Association President and...
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