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Constance Lake, Zenyatta settle

Constance Lake and Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. announced an exploration agreement July 18 regarding exploration and pre-feasibility activities on the Albany Project.

First Nation people benefit from northern mining boom

There is a mining boom in northern Ontario and Native people are reaping some of the benefits of this development.

Business services discussed

Wasaya Group Inc.’s Gordon Wabasse recently picked up some information on business development at the June 29 Aboriginal Business Workshop in Thunder Bay.

Cliffs workers still off job

Cliffs Natural Resources workers from the Ring of Fire mineral exploration area were still off the job as of June 30 but plans are being made to meet with company representatives.

Mishkeegogamang residents return home, forest fire rages on

Mishkeegogamang residents were able to return home July 1 after being evacuated due to a forest fire just outside the community.

Man charged with murder in Lac Seul stabbing

A Constance Lake man is dead following a stabbing in Lac Seul First Nation.

Connecting northern women

Overcoming barriers to accessing business advice and resources is the goal of a new website for enterprising women from rural and remote communities.

New events set for blueberry festival

The annual Sioux Lookout Blueberry Festival once again kicks off from July 29-Aug. 7.

Counselling centre helps families rise above abuse

Ishaawin Family Resource Centre in Thunder Bay is under new management.

Garnet Angeconeb’s legacy recognized

About 100 people showed up to surprise Lac Seul’s Garnet Angeconeb at a celebratory gala in his honour June 11 in Sioux Lookout.

Help phone launches poster series

Kids Help Phone invited a group of Aboriginal youth to create a poster campaign to speak to Aboriginal communities in Canada.

KI to hold referendum on key issues

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) is holding a referendum July 5 on two documents: the KI watershed declaration and the KI consultation protocol.

Spring picnic

The Neighbourhood Capacity Building Project (NCBP) hosted a community family picnic June 16 in Thunder Bay.