Statement from the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation on International Day of the...

David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, issued the following statement today to mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: "There are...

Ojibwe language remains strong in Island communities, census shows

OTTAWA—The latest StatsCan figures on life in Canadian homes have been released and, according to the data, Indigenous languages spoken in the home appear...

New Canadian youths experience summer camp

THESSALON—Summer camp is a right of passage for most Canadian youth, and two of Canada’s newest residents, 13-year-old Halima and nine-year-old Matuda of Little...

Prequalified teams invited to bid on OPP modernization Phase II project

TORONTO—Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) have released a request for proposals (RFP) to the three prequalified...

US Senate passes bill to force release of Asian carp report

UNITED STATES—The United States Senate Appropriation Committee has approved a funding bill for energy and water that will force the US Army Corps of...

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde announces major changes giving First Nations greater financial control

REGINA—As First Nations leaders, elders, women and youth from across Canada gathered in Regina Tuesday for the opening of the Assembly of First Nations...

Anishinabek Nation Leadership will continue supporting Chippewas of the Thames First Nation’s Line 9B...

ANISHINABEK NATION, NIPISSING FIRST NATION HEAD OFFICE (July 26, 2017)—The Supreme Court of Canada has issued its ruling in favour of the National Energy...

Island woman named one of Canada’s 150 representative nurses for 2017

Kathy (Harris) Reid an authority in pain management for children EDMONTON—Kathy Reid has been very busy since graduating from Manitoulin Secondary School in 1979, graduating...

Big stage for Birch Island man

Nicholas Nahwegahbow snags roles in trio of plays STRATFORD—Life’s been a whirlwind of activity for Nicholas Nahwegahbow since he started his first season onstage at...

MPP Mantha calls Northern Ontario Transportation strategy ‘disappointing’

NORTHERN ONTARIO—Michael Mantha, MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, joins other Northern Ontario MPPs in voicing concerns and disappointment with the draft release of a Northern Ontario...

Manitoulin Special Olympic athletes bring home 24 medals from provincial championships

PEEL—Manitoulin Special Olympics (MSO) athletes brought home a staggering total of 24 medals from the Ontario Special Olympics (OSO) Summer Games held in Peel...

Islander to compete at Pan-Am Games in Peru this week

PERU—Evansville athlete Joseph Maxwell will be competing at the Pan-Am Games in Peru this week, hot off winning two gold medals at the 2017...
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