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OPP Charge Neebing Man with Drug Offenses

OPP Northwestern Ontario Crime Report
THUNDER BAY – CRIME NEWS – On April 24, 2015 members of the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau...

Northwestern Ontario Wild Fire Update – May 5 2015

Forest Fire Report
Fire Hazard High to Extreme THUNDER BAY – WILD FIRE Update – There were five new fires confirmed in the...

NAN – Water is a Basic Human Right

Nishnawbe-Aski Grand Chief Harvey Yesno Addresses NOMA Delegates
THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Harvey Yesno is challenging the Government of Canada’s...

Minister Rickford – Passage of Pipeline Safety Bill Enhances Safety

Minister Greg Rickford
OTTAWA – NEWS – Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative...

Recreation and Leisure Supports Student Education and Fosters Inclusivity

Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School students in the dual-credit Recreation and Leisure Options Course, offered in partnership with Confederation College, gather during their Kingfisher overnight experience
THUNDER BAY – EDUCATION – Students from Dennis Franklin Cromarty (DFC) High School had a unique opportunity to turn...

Tapout Album Release at Black Pirate’s Pub

Tapout Album Release at Black Pirate's Pub
Thunder Bay, ON – Wiggins Productions will be hosting Tapout’s Championship Album Release, Friday, May 8 at Black Pirates...

Jobs of the Future in Technology

The power of information can help or hamper many people in today's world
What Job and Career Trends Are Coming? THUNDER BAY – TECHNOLOGY – Technology is not ‘Status Quo’ it is always...

Notley’s Leadership Turned the Orange Tide in Alberta

Alberta Politics
A win for the persuasive power of quality leadership over cynical political manipulation CALGARY, AB – POLITICS – OK,...

PGA TOUR Veteran Leads PGA TOUR Canada Q-School Event

Q-School at the PGA TOUR Canada British Columbia
Courtenay, B.C. – SPORTS – Kansas City, Missouri’s Michael Letzig carded a 6-under 66 on Tuesday at Crown Isle...

Students from Nip-Rock High Honoured to Donate Chemo Bags

Nipigon Students
NIPIGON – HEALTH – Mrs. Kim Mannila, teacher at Nipigon-Red Rock District High School and one of her students, Brooke McLeod, were honoured to donate 112 chemo bags to the Thunder Bay Regional Cancer Clinic in memory of a...

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Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry staff from the District Office and the Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services Fire Management Headquarters in Kenora coordinated the ecosystem renewal burn on selected islands in the Lake of the Woods Conservation Reserve.

Northwest District Wild Fire Update – May 6 2015

THUNDER BAY – WILD FIRE Update – There were five new fires confirmed in the Northwest Region by the evening of May 6 in the districts of Nipigon, Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay. Forest fires caused by lightning have now been reported in the Northwest Region along with multiple wildfires started by people. Although rain is […]


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Minister Greg Rickford

Minister Rickford – Passage of Pipeline Safety Bill Enhances Safety

OTTAWA – NEWS – Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today issued a statement following the passage of the Pipeline Safety Act (Bill C-46) in the House of Commons. “Today’s passing of our government’s Pipeline Safety Act will further enhance Canada’s already world-class […]


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Nishnawbe-Aski Grand Chief Harvey Yesno Addresses NOMA Delegates

NAN – Water is a Basic Human Right

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Harvey Yesno is challenging the Government of Canada’s commitment to meeting the infrastructure needs of First Nations despite claims made by Indian and Northern Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt in the House of Commons yesterday. In Parliament, NDP MP Carol Hughes asked “The Shoal Lake […]


Posted 6 May 2015 by in Anishinabek
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Forest Fire Report

Northeastern Wild Fire Update – May 6 2016

THUNDER BAY – WILD FIRE Update – Since May 5, 2 new fires have been confirmed in the Northeast Fire region. Of these, Sudbury 9 is still burning yet under control. The Northeast Fire Region has confirmed and suppressed 27 fires totaling 77 hectares. The forest fire hazard currently ranges from moderate to high. We […]


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Tapout Album Release at Black Pirate's Pub

Tapout Album Release at Black Pirate’s Pub

Thunder Bay, ON – Wiggins Productions will be hosting Tapout’s Championship Album Release, Friday, May 8 at Black Pirates Pub (215 Red River Road). Opening the show will be The Bottom Rockers (punk rock), Grindcorchestra (grindcore), Railgun (heavy metal), as well as the debut performance of Femur (grimecore). Tapout’s new album, Octagone Wild will be […]


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OPP Northwestern Ontario Crime Report

OPP Charge Neebing Man with Drug Offenses

THUNDER BAY – CRIME NEWS – On April 24, 2015 members of the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau supported by members of the North West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a Blake Scoble Road property in Neebing Township. As a result of the […]


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Chief Isadore Day in Lac Seul FN with youth.

Treaty-Based Economies must be a Priority says Chief Day

GARDEN RIVER FN – Waubetek Business Development Corporation are hosting their 26th Annual Economic Forum this week in Garden River First Nation entitled, “Thinking Globally, Wider Challenges, Markets and Opportunities.” Waubetek officials are delivering reports on community consultations and planning tables that focus on natural resource development. In addition, they are reporting on the core programs […]


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The Ring of Fire Presents Huge Opportunity for Ontario.

Time to rethink the way we understand First Nations

First Nations firmly rooted on both sides of the resource development debate CALGARY, AB – BUSINESS – Potential resource developments too often face an unbridgeable abyss, with project proponents perched on one side and First Nations and environmentalists on the other. Unfortunately, the historic bridge-builders are absent. Governments have abandoned the space and are assumed […]


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