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Vice-provost kicks off new initiatives

Lakehead University’s new vice-provost Aboriginal initiatives is looking forward to helping out with Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations High School’s upcoming Amazing Race.

Embedded on the CBC

Aboriginal participants now have a chance to hang with Thunder Bay Mayor Keith Hobbs, the CBC newsroom, a Thunder Bay police officer or a mining company executive for a day thanks to CBC Thunder Bay’s new radio project — Embedded.

Embracing golf for a good cause

Murray Waboose and Team Matawa took home first place honours with a 56 at the 2013 Nishnawbe Aski Nation Embrace Life Golf Tournament.

DFC teacher looks forward to new school year

Dennis Franklin Cromarty First Nations High School is kicking off the new school year with an Amazing Race to different locations via Thunder Bay’s transit system.

Wasaya Group names new president

Wasaya Airways’ Tom Morris has been assigned acting president and CEO duties at Wasaya Group in addition to his ongoing leadership role at Wasaya Airways.

NAPS announces new chief of police

Former Treaty Three Police deputy chief of police Terry Armstrong is the new Nishnawbe Aski Police Service Chief of Police, effective Sept. 3.

Business women can access seed money through new microloan program

Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund is looking to develop peer lending groups through its recently implemented Aboriginal Women’s Microloan Program.

ᑲᓇᑕ ᐅᑭᒪᐃᐧᐣ $6 ᒥᓫᐃᔭᐣ ᐅᒥᓇᐣ ᒪᑕᐊᐧ ᐱᒧᒋᑫᐃᐧᑲᒥᐠ ᐊᐦᐃ ᐱᐊᐧᐱᑯᑫᐃᐧ ᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᒪᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᐅᒋ

ᑲᓇᑕ ᐅᑭᒪᐃᐧᐣ ᑫᑲᐟ 6 ᒥᓫᐃᔭᐣ ᐅᐸᑭᑎᓇᐣ ᔓᓂᔭᓇᐣ ᐁᐦᐊᐣ ᐅᑕ ᐁᒥᓇᐨ ᐊᐃᐧᔭᐣ ᐃᐃᒪ ᒪᑕᐊᐧ ᑕᔑᑫᐃᐧᓂᐠ ᑲᐅᒋᑎᐯᐣᑕᑯᓯᓂᐨ ᒥᓇ ᐱᑯ ᑲᐧᔭᐠ ᒋᑭᑭᓄᐦᐊᒪᐊᐧᑲᓄᐊᐧᐨ ᓇᓇᑲ ᐊᓄᑭᐃᐧᓇᐣ ᑲᐃᐧᑕᑲᐧᑭᐣ ᐊᐦᐃᐠ ᑲᐃᐧᐃᔑᐱᐊᐧᐱᑯᑲᓂᐊᐧᐠ᙮

Feds to provide Matawa with over $6 million

The federal government will provide almost $6 million to the people Matawa First Nations to prepare them for jobs in the Ring of Fire.

New college partnership will offer mining program

A new partnership between Confederation College and Northern College will allow students studying at Confederation College in Thunder Bay to extend their education in mining.

Photos and suicide focus of province-wide workshops

Suicide awareness and the sharing of experiences through photos were the focus at a recent Safetalk and Photovoice training workshop — one of three being held across Ontario this summer.

Anishinabek Nation recognizes CBC reporter for excellence in telling First Nations stories

On August 21, Jody Porter, a CBC journalist in Thunder Bay, will be awarded the Debwewin Citation for excellence in reporting on First Nations issues.

Honour the Apology brings survivors, youth together

More than 30 people gathered together on July 25 at Vickers Park in Thunder Bay to call on the federal government to “Honour the Apology” that Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave to residential school survivors on July 11, 2008.

NNEP Nursing Program is a winner at Lakehead University

We want to tell everyone in northwestern Ontario and the rest of Canada about the NNEP program, which was established in 1987.