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No Surprises for NAN in Nutrition North Audit

Yes that price is right. Northern food prices are high!
THUNDER BAY – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Goyce Kakegamic says today’s report by the Auditor General...

WEATHER – Alerts Ended for Thunder Bay

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THUNDER BAY – WEATHER - The forecast for Thunder Bay is now calling for snow and local blowing snow....

AMC Grand Chief Nepinak Will Address World Forum on Human Rights

Assembly of Manitoba Grand Chief Derek Nepinak walking in the Full Moon Memory Walk
WINNIPEG - Grand Chief Derek Nepinak of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs will addressi the delegation at the upcoming...

Maple Leaf Foods and Hayley Wickenheiser Sign Two Year Deal

Maple Leaf® Natural Selections® PROTINIS™ partners with Hayley Wickenheiser to power the next generation of gold medalists and busy Canadian families with its line of convenient complete protein snacks.
CALGARY - “As an Olympian and a mom, I understand how busy life can be when we are running...

Make a Difference – The Glass Slipper Project

Can you help make a difference in one person's life?
THUNDER BAY – I wish to share a story with you. I ask that you read it through and...

Food Trends for 2015 – Find out Early

The top five food trends for 2015 are being shared early
CHICAGO — FOOD - Over half of Americans consider themselves adventurous eaters and 82 percent are open to trying...

The Phablet Effect: Why It’s Better For Gaming

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NEW YORK – TECH - When one in five people across the globe own a smartphone, it’s going to...

From the House – John Rafferty MP

Remembrance Day Services in Thunder Bay - 2013
Week of Scandal and Collapse in Ottawa OTTAWA - It was quite the eventful week in Ottawa. From another...

Marathon Relay Details Announced for the 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon

Running enthusiasts sprinted along the Stanley Park Seawall, across from downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour area, at the 2014 BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Over 13,000 participants overcame a downpour to finish Canada's premier West Coast marathon. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press Images/BMO Financial Group)
VANCOUVER – SPORTS - The BMO Vancouver Marathon event that kicks off with B.C.’s largest Health, Sports and Lifestyle...

Dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder a Key – Gerald Kiesman

l-r Naomi Esquaga, Gerald Kiesman, Denise Bouchard-Wood, James Murray
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Impacts First Nations THUNDER BAY – Gerald Kiesman is working to solve the root causes of many of the issues that impact people on Canada’s First Nations. The issue Kinsman says is Post Traumatic Stress...

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Yes that price is right. Northern food prices are high!

No Surprises for NAN in Nutrition North Audit

THUNDER BAY – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Goyce Kakegamic says today’s report by the Auditor General shows the Nutritional North Canada food subsidy program isn’t working and should be replaced with a new approach to improve the health of First Nations, not increase profits for retailers. “We are not surprised the Auditor […]


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Public Awareness Campaign Launched to End Violence

TORONTO – Today at Queen’s Park, the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) launched a public awareness campaign as part of a provincial strategic plan to end violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Ontario. Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Responsible for Women’s Issues, and Honourable David Zimmer, Minister of […]


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Prices in Northern Canada are far higher than in the rest of Canada

Nutrition North Program Problems Identified by Auditor General

OTTAWA – GOVERNMENT – The Auditor General’s Report on Nutrition North shows that there are serious issues in the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada management of the Nutrition North program. “Our audit objective was to determine whether Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada has managed the Nutrition North Canada program: to meet its objective […]


Posted 25 November 2014 by in Anishinabek
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Beehives in Thunder Bay at the Centennial Conservatory

Ontario Moves to Protect Bees and Pollenators

THUNDER BAY – Protecting bee colonies protects agriculture, and protects life on our planet. Ontario is taking action to strengthen bird, bee, butterfly and other pollinator health to ensure healthy ecosystems, a productive agricultural sector, and a strong economy. “Improving pollinator health is not a luxury but a necessity. Pollinators play a key role in […]


Posted 25 November 2014 by in News
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Riots and arson were some of the aftermaths in Ferguson

Daylight Reveals Scope of Damage in Ferguson MO

Dawn reveals smoldering aftermath of Ferguson riots FERGUSON – NEWS – The St. Louis area braced for another day of protests on Tuesday after a grand jury cleared a white police officer in the fatal August shooting of an unarmed black teenager, sparking a night of violent and racially charged rioting. About a dozen buildings […]


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