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Rangers help boost Aboriginal awareness at military base

Six Canadian Rangers from Constance Lake played a large part in the biggest Aboriginal Awareness Week ever held at Canadian Forces Base Borden, near Barrie.

Long Lake #58 opens new centre

Long Lake #58 First Nation celebrated the opening of a $2.4-million multi-purpose centre May 24.

Grassy and MNR debate road repair

The Ministry of Natural Resources has agreed to repair a bridge in Grassy Narrows at no cost to the First Nation.

New school won’t be ‘another broken promise’

Funding in place for Attawapiskat to get new school by 2013

Wind farm idea not sitting well with nearby First Nation

Fort William First Nation community members have given a firm and loud rejection to the Big Thunder Wind Park development plans.

Assault with a weapon for throwing objects at pedestrians

Thunder Bay Police Const. Barry Ritch knows first-hand how it feels to have an object thrown at him from a moving vehicle.

Partnership brings helicopter business north

Wasaya Group Inc. has teamed with two partners to buy into the helicopter business.

Wawatay wins at newspaper awards

Wawatay News earned two prestigious Premier Awards at the Ontario Community Newspaper Association Awards May 13 in Niagara Falls.

Chow down

From left, Warren Lac Seul, Harrison Quezance, Lars Trout and Hunter Brisket participate in a pie eating contenst during Native Celebration Week May 16-20 at Queen Elizabeth High School in Sioux Lookout.

NAPS officer teaches shooting skills to Junior Rangers

One uniform stood out during a two-day national Junior Canadian Ranger marksmanship competition at Canadian Forces Base Borden, where military uniforms were the order of the day.

Fort Severn shooters win top national honours

Five Junior Canadian Rangers from Fort Severn won top honours representing Ontario at a national Junior Ranger marksmanship competition.

Ginoogaming forestry operation on hold

Ginoogaming has been waiting more than a year for its wood allocation in order to begin operations at a local mill.

Mish launches lawsuit over Treaty 9

Lawyers for Mishkeegogamang have begun opening remarks in what could be a landmark case over the James Bay Treaty.

Questions, concerns raised over student deaths

Questions are being raised about seven Nishnawbe Aski Nation high school students who died since 2000 while attending school in Thunder Bay.

Best laid plans

Kevin Anderson won the business plan competition at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High High School May 4 in Thunder Bay.