Province to introduce new mandatory lease form

QUEEN’S PARK—Ontario is introducing a new, simple standard lease that will be mandatory for private residential leases signed on or after April 30 including tenancies in...

Historic cabinet features gender parity and “the face of Canada”

OTTAWA— Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sworn into office last Wednesday, November 4 along with a cabinet that made a number of historical firsts....

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...

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...

Wikwemikong’s Dr. Lavell-Harvard witness to Ontario apology

QUEEN’S PARK—Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard, president of the Ontario Native Women’s Association and also of Native Women’s Association of Canada, was one of the First...

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...

Ontera selloff a ‘bad deal’

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP Timiskaming-Cochrane MPP John Vanthof says Ontarians are picking up the tab for the government’s decision to sell Ontera telecommunications to...

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...

Algoma and North Shore hospitals face highest rates of overcrowding due to Liberal cuts:...

Freedom of Information requests reveal that Liberals have no standards for hospital bed occupancy, as overcrowding continues unabated at local hospitals Queen’s Park – Michael...

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...

Ignite our Vote encourages First Nations youth to cast ballot on October 19

WIKWEMIKONG—As the arena hall began to fill last Tuesday night for Wikwemikong’s first Ignite our Vote event, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing NDP incumbent Carol Hughes and Liberal...