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Liberals tout broadband

The federal Liberals pledged to bring broadband access to every community in northern Ontario through $10-million in FedNor funding.

Teen player skates with senior team

Malachi Littledeer has been skating since he was very young. May 5, 2005: Volume 32 #9

Eagles swoop Northern Bands tournament

Overcome adversity. May 5, 2005: Volume 32 #9

Jimmy Barkman raises more than $10,000

Jimmy Barkman has walked an estimated 845 kilometres to raise awareness about the importance of First Nation access to traditional foods. May 5, 2005: Volume 32 #9

Matawa communities trained for emergencies

A mock emergency took place in the Matawa First Nations Management building in Thunder Bay, April 7.

Government reconsiders SLAAMB budget, talks reopen April 26

Sioux Lookout area chiefs will enter a second round of talks with Canada and the province, April 26, in an attempt to carve out a bigger share of employment and training dollars being flowed north.

Holding pattern for Ear Falls project

Ontario Power Generation shelved its plans to expand the Ear Falls dam.

Defenceman credits mom, dad, and Reggie Leach

What started out as a way to meet friends has turned Albert Kavanaugh into a champion. April 21, 2005: Volume 32 #8

NAN opens office in Timmins

More than 30 years after its birth, Nishnawbe Aski Nation re-affirmed its presence on the eastern portion of its territory with the grand opening of an office in Timmins, March 30.

Travelling exhibit highlights residential school effects

Over one hundred photographs detailing the life of First Nation residential school students from 1880 to the 1960s are now on display in Thunder Bay.

North Stars close in on SIJHL championship

The Fort William First Nation North Stars are two wins away from capturing the SIJHL championship after winning a pair of close games over the Borderland Thunder.

Respected Elder dies at 80

Elder Richard Lyons' legacy can be seen and heard every day in northwestern Ontario ñ whenever the drum is drummed, the traditional songs are sung, the traditional dances danced, and the traditional teachings told.

Chiefs 'SLAAMB' government's offer

Twenty-six Sioux Lookout area chiefs are calling for negotiations with Canada toward a better deal on employment and training dollars being flowed to the North.

Dennis Franklin high school mourns the passing of two students

A memorial service held at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School, March 21, saw over 200 people gather to mourn and offer comfort to one another after the sudden deaths of two former stude

Indian Affairs distributes nearly $11 million

Kasabonika Lake First Nation will begin building a $5.4 million water treatment plant in June, announced Indian Affairs today.