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DFC holds annual memorial walk

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler does not want to see any more high school student deaths in Thunder Bay.

First law school in northern Ontario opens

Former Sandy Lake chief Adam Fiddler took another step towards his childhood dream of being a lawyer on Sept. 4 as a member of the inaugural class at Lakehead University’s new Faculty of Law.

Aboriginal liaison focus group to include youth

Thunder Bay plans to include youth participants in an upcoming focus group session on the renewal of the Aboriginal Liaison Strategy.

Filmmaker enjoys the North

Michelle Latimer looks for any excuse to come home.

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

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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.