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Rick Garrick — Wawatay News

Wasaya pilots seeking new contract

The Wasaya Airways pilots are looking at a $250,000 grant from the world’s largest pilots union as they pursue a contract with Wasaya Airways LP.

Can you hear me now?

Deer Lake and Fort Severn turn on cell phones

NAN Women’s Council and Equay-wuk establish new relationship

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Women's Council and Equay-wuk (Women's Group) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen political advocacy and enhance services for women across NAN.

Opposition growing against Harmonized Sales Tax

Grand Chief Stan Beardy is demanding consultation and accommodation of First Nation rights as opposition to harmonized sales tax (HST) legislation grows across the north.

H1N1 still a concern for NAN

Grand Chief Stan Beardy is among the many First Nations people who have received the H1N1 vaccine.

De Beers working with Attawapiskat on housing

De Beers is working with Attawapiskat to prepare temporary housing for community members who were evacuated this summer due to a sewage backup.

Funding cuts force Payukotayno staff lay-offs: Ernest Beck

Payukotayno James and Hudson Bay Family Services staff members have received their lay-off notices.

20 ways to end violence

The 20 days, 20 ways to end violence against women postcards are available at the Ontario Native Women’s Association office on Miles Street in Thunder Bay.

Waterlife film screened

Melvina Flamand explained why she carried a pail of water around the Great Lakes and down the St. Lawrence River when she attended the WATERLIFE film screening.

NAN demands consultation, accommodation over HST

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan Beardy is demanding consultation and accommodation of the rights of First Nations over the proposed harmonized sales tax.

KI closes schools, offices, restricts travel

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug has closed schools and offices and restricted travel around the community due to an H1N1 outbreak.

Treaty 3 and NAN writers win writing challenge

Lac des Milles Lac's Howard Adler took home first prize in the 19-29 age category of the 2009 Our Story - Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge.

Pathway to policing, learning your options

Gull Bay’s Casimir King is looking into a policing career.

Diabetes invention lands LU professor Aicheng Chen tech award

Lakehead University’s Dr. Aicheng Chen has won the W. Lash Miller Award for his invention for the control and treatment of diabetes.

Gerry Martin living healthy with diabetes

Gerry Martin wants to raise awareness of diabetes among the youth.