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Ring of Fire development a hot topic in election campaign

Developing the Ring of Fire was a hot topic just before the leadership debate on northern Ontario issues began on May 26.

Daniel Beardy’s life commemorated at Lakehead University

The life of Regional Chief Stan Beardy’s late son Daniel was commemorated during a $1,500 cheque-signing ceremony at Lakehead University.

DFC student makes finals of Enter the Den competition

Sandy Lake’s Scott Meekis is excited about reaching the finals in the Enter the Den business writing plan competition for Thunder Bay high school students.

Out of the Darkness Memorial Walk growing for First Nations

Neskantaga’s Tracey Wapoose honoured three siblings and other relatives lost to suicide, including Duane Moonias, at the Out of the Darkness Memorial Walk in Thunder Bay.

Homeless soccer players aiming for national tournament

A group of Thunder Bay’s homeless soccer players are practicing on Thursday evenings for an opportunity to play in the Canada Cup Tournament from May 28-31.

DFC student rewarded at 5th Annual Aboriginal Science Fair

Deer Lake’s Misti Harding won the Best Use of Primary Research award for her diabetes presentation at the 5th Annual Aboriginal Science Fair at Confederation College.

Matawa celebrates framework agreement with Premier Wynne

Neskantaga Chief Peter Moonias called for more “meat” on the Ring of Fire regional framework agreement during the April 24 celebration with Premier Kathleen Wynne in Thunder Bay.

Public teach-in on racism held in Thunder Bay

A group of concerned citizens and students in Thunder Bay held a public teach-in at the Landmark Inn on April 17 to address the issue of racism in the city in a way that honoured Anishinabe knowledge tradition.

Energy East Pipeline sparks debate and protests in Thunder Bay

An open forum on the TransCanada Energy East Pipeline proposal in Thunder Bay was met with debate and protests by First Nations members and other organizations on April 9 and 10.

Local First Nations-focused book on healing now available

Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations High School Elder Eva Kakepetum has written a book featuring her healing journey to help others with their own healing processes.

Local First Nations-focused book on healing now available

Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations High School Elder Eva Kakepetum has written a book featuring her healing journey to help others with their own healing processes.

Former PC candidate’s comments prompt call for apology, boycott

The online and public comments made by a former PC Party candidate in Thunder Bay about First Nations ‘advantages’ prompted a small group of protesters to attempt to confront her at her business.

Matawa signs framework agreement with Ontario

Matawa First Nations and Ontario have signed a framework agreement that the two parties say will ensure the First Nation communities benefit from the proposed Ring of Fire development.

The D’s of Dodgeball

With the alarm set extra early, the captain of the Dodgemauls wakes up an hour and 15 minutes late. The ghost alarm would only go off from Monday to Friday, not the Saturday morning she needed it to.