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Wabigoon Lake

Wabigoon mourns death of former chief

Community members, family and friends of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation’s Ruben Cantin Sr. are mourning after the former chief passed away on May 21.

Wabigoon Lake wins third water taste award in past year

Wabigoon Lake recently won its third award for the best tasting water in northwestern Ontario. “That was definitely something,” said Marcel Shabaquay, Wabigoon Lake’s water plant operator.

Wabigoon Lake wins another water challenge

Wabigoon Lake won its second award for drinking water quality in the past six months even though its source water is often muddy.

Wabigoon Lake questions First Nations transparency act

Chief Ruben Cantin has joined his voice to the Assembly of First Nations in opposing federal Bill C-27, the First Nations transparency act.

Wabigoon Lake has best tasting water

First Nations water is proving to be among the best tasting waters in northwestern Ontario.

Province apologizes to Wabigoon Lake for dam flooding

Wabigoon Lake received an official apology on Aug. 25 from Aboriginal Affairs Minister Kathleen Wynne for past flooding of reserve land.

Ontario apologizes to Wabigoon Lake

An official apology to Wabigoon Lake follows up on the settlement that was awarded for flooding that destroyed the community over 100 years ago.

Wabigoon Lake applies for casino with OLG

Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation is looking to build a casino, conference centre and hotel in Dryden.

Wild asparagus flavour like nothing else

Wild asparagus is one of the traditional foods still being used in Wabigoon Lake First Nation.

Grapes a new harvest in Wabigoon Lake

Grapes are now being produced along with tree seedlings at Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation’s tree nursery.

Grapes a new harvest in Wabigoon Lake

Grapes are now being produced along with tree seedlings at Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation’s tree nursery.

Bannock a hot-seller at Girly’s

A secret ingredient passed down from her kokum keeps Yvonne Pitchenese’s customers coming back for more and more frybread.

Wabigoon settles century-old flood dispute

Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation was crowded on May 18 as $5,000 flood claim payments were handed out to band members 18 years and older.