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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.

Remembering missing and murdered women

Tears 4 Justice, previously known as Walk 4 Justice, arrived in Thunder Bay on the weekend of July 20 and held an event at the Labour Center on July 22.

Food symposium offers chance to share ideas

Over 100 delegates were welcomed to Thunder Bay, ON for the 4th annual Nishnawbe Aski Nation Food Symposium which took place at the Nor’Wester Hotel between July 23-25.

Art of canning evolves with a new generation

Before the 20th century, First Nations people began canning as a way to preserve food that they gathered, grew and hunted. Today, canning continues to prevail in the North as a way to provide nutritious, affordable and long-lasting food.

Emerging filmmakers invited to workshop

Docs North, a Thunder Bay-based film workshop organized by Flash Frame, will be hosting its third workshop program from September 4 to 8, and applications are open until August 9.

Community garden brings families together

On July 5, The Ontario Native Women’s Association launched a community garden for use by clients and their families...

Exposing youth to medical fields

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) at Lakehead University has successfully wrapped up another year of the annual NOSM Science Camp.