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Edmonton To Receive Low Income Transit Pass

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EDMONTON – NEWS – The Government of Alberta is investing $6.2 million over three years towards a Low Income Transit...

Northwestern Ontario Wildfire Update – May 26 2016

Two USFS BAE-146 retardant air tankers began air attack on Kenora Fire 018 on the afternoon of May 10 as part of a quick-strike agreement between Ontario, Manitoba, the U.S and the Great Lakes Forest Fire Compact.
THUNDER BAY – WILDFIRE Update – There were no new fires confirmed by the afternoon of May 26 in...

Alberta Moves to Protect Indigenous Sacred Objects

Indigenous women Elders The Eagle Feathers and Smudge along with tobacco at City Hall - Image taken with permission
EDMONTON – Alberta is taking long desired steps to protect the sacred ceremonial objects that are currently in provincial...

Resolute FP Fined $55k after Worker Injury

Resolute will extend work in Fort Frances
TIMMINS, ON – Resolute FP Canada, operator of a paper mill, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $55,000...

Mid-Adolescence Alcohol Drinking Leads to Chronic Stress

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BINGHAMTON, NY – Drinking during early to mid-adolescence can lead to vulnerability to chronic stress, according to new research...

Netflix’s Latest Canadian Attractions

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THUNDER BAY – ENTERTAINMENT – With around 40% of anglophone Canadians now using Netflix, it’s become clear that the streaming...

Parcelcopter Tests Demonstrate New Technology for Deliveries

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BONN, GERMANY – BUSINESS – DHL Parcel has successfully concluded a three-month test of its third Parcelcopter generation, an...

100 People Participate in Climate Change Townhalls

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THUNDER BAY – Climate – The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Mr. Don Rusnak, Member...

BEN GEYER TAKES FIRST ROUND LEAD AT FREEDOM 55 FINANCIAL OPEN

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VANCOUVER – SPORTS – Arbuckle, California’s Ben Geyer opened with a 7-under 65 at Point Grey Golf and Country Club...

Beat the Summer Sweats with Talc

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THUNDER BAY – BEAUTY – I know we all know the main use for talcum powder aka baby powder : to keep wet/sweaty areas dry.   But googling quickly can get scary,  what is it made up of and...

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Northeastern Ontario Wildfire Update

THUNDER BAY – Weather conditions are helping firefighters in tackling wildfires. By mid-afternoon on May 26, one new fire has been discovered. Cochrane 7 is under control at 0.1 of a hectare. There are currently 9 active fires in the region, of these, three are not under control, two are being held and four are […]


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Indigenous women Elders The Eagle Feathers and Smudge along with tobacco at City Hall - Image taken with permission

Alberta Moves to Protect Indigenous Sacred Objects

EDMONTON – Alberta is taking long desired steps to protect the sacred ceremonial objects that are currently in provincial collections. “In introducing this Bill, we are signalling our government’s commitment to continue to engage and work with First Nations and Métis leaders as partners to ensure that sacred ceremonial objects currently held in provincial collections are […]


Posted 26 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Waaskonaasay Energy Ltd. is comprised of three First Nations; Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinabek(AZA), Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek(BZA), and Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek(BNA), who have a common interest in participating in hydro and wind economic ventures.

FedNor Invests $2.7 Million in First Nation Renewable Energy

THUNDER BAY – Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor has  announced an investment of $2,715,000 to create a renewable-energy micro-grid development company aimed at providing energy solutions for off-grid and remote First Nation communities. “The Government of Canada recognizes that a clean environment and a strong economy go […]


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Resolute will extend work in Fort Frances

Resolute FP Fined $55k after Worker Injury

TIMMINS, ON – Resolute FP Canada, operator of a paper mill, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $55,000 after a worker suffered a hand injury. In October of 2014 Resolute was operating a paper mill in the Town of Iroquois Falls. On October 23 of that year, a worker at the mill was working […]


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Edmonton Transit

Edmonton To Receive Low Income Transit Pass

EDMONTON – NEWS – The Government of Alberta is investing $6.2 million over three years towards a Low Income Transit Pass in Edmonton. As part of their joint efforts to reduce and prevent poverty, the City and Province are developing a cost-shared Low Income Transit Pass to increase access to public transit and connect families to […]


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