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Next step on inquest announced

The hearing date for standing at the joint inquest into the deaths of seven Nishnawbe Aski Nation high school students in Thunder Bay has been set for June 21.

First Nations organizations contribute over $50 million to Thunder Bay economy

According to a survey conducted by a committee of representatives from local Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) organizations, 12 NAN First Nations businesses and organizations in Thunder Bay contributed an estimated $51.8 million to the economy in the last fiscal year.

All-Aboriginal fashion shoot hits Thunder Bay

In March, five First Nations youth took part in all-First Nations photo shoot for Thunder Bay clothing shop The Urban Boutique. The shoot, first thought up by Tony McGuire for Theymedia, was the first of its kind in the city.

Aboriginal paintings introduced at Thunder Bay hospital

Aboriginal paintings and an Aboriginal Advisory Committee were recently introduced at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, but ongoing efforts are needed to improve Aboriginal health care.

Elder abuse videos launched in Thunder Bay

Eabametoong’s Ma-Nee Chacaby called for an end to Elder abuse in a recently released Thunder Bay Police Elder Abuse video.

ᑭᒋᔭᐦᐊ ᑲᒪᒋᑐᑕᐊᐧᑲᓄᐃᐧᐨ ᒪᓯᓇᑌᓯᒋᑲᐣ ᑭᐸᑭᑎᓂᑲᑌ ᐃᐃᒪ ᐃᐧᑫᐧᑐᐣᐠ

ᐃᔭᐱᒪᑐᐠ ᑲᐅᒋᐨ ᒪᓂ ᒐᑲᐱ ᐅᑭᐃᐧᑕᐣ ᐊᔕ ᒋᑭᑭᐱᑎᓂᑲᑌᑭᐸᐣ ᑭᒋᔭᐦᐊ ᑲᒪᒋᑐᑕᐊᐧᑲᓄᐃᐧᐨ ᐁᐦᐊᐠ ᐃᐧᑫᐧᑐᐣᐠ ᔑᒪᑲᓂᔑᐃᐧ ᐱᒧᒋᑫᐃᐧᐣ ᑲᑭᐸᑭᑎᓇᒧᐊᐧᐨ ᐅᐅᐁᐧᓂ ᑭᒋᔭᐦᐊ ᑲᒪᒋᑐᑕᐊᐧᑲᓄᐃᐧᐨ ᒪᓯᓇᑌᓯᒋᑲᐣ᙮

Mocc Walk Challenge for diabetes prevention

Talk4Healing coordinator Robin Haliuk and seven other Talk4Healing staff are looking forward to exercising regularly during this year’s Mocc Walk Challenge.

Elder abuse targetted in Thunder Bay

A video to raise awareness of Elder abuse has been created and released in Thunder Bay.

Goodwill Hockey Tournament celebrates 25 years

The host Gull Bay Ice Lords took home the men's title at the 25th annual Goodwill Hockey Tournament held in Thunder Bay and Fort William First Nation last weekend.

DFC students get iPads for quitting smoking

Deer Lake’s Antonia Meekis and two other Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School students, along with three student buddies, were recently awarded iPad minis for quitting smoking.

Chiefs of Ontario rally against education act

As federal government officials met with what Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy called “a small number of chiefs” about the First Nations Education Act in Thunder Bay, dozens of people protested outside the consultation meeting.

Sharing traditional sciences at Confederation College

Traditional sciences were on display at Thunder Bay’s Confederation College during the Let’s Talk Science outreach program’s fourth annual Aboriginal Science Fair.

Thunder Bay celebrates Aboriginal Liaison Strategy

The contributions of 16 Aboriginal partners were celebrated on the third anniversary of Thunder Bay’s adoption of the Aboriginal Liaison Strategy.