Communities

Alvin Fiddler is the new Nishnawbe-Aski Grand Chief

Wapekeka First Nation in Mourning

Youth Suicide Growing Crisis THUNDER BAY – Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is calling for a coordinated emergency response by federal and provincial health care and mental health agencies for Wapekeka First Nation following the tragic...


Posted 12 January 2017 by
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Attawapiskat

James Carpenter of Attawapiskat Passes Away

ATTAWAPISKAT – A well respected Attawapiskat community Elder, and long-serving Canadian Ranger, James Carpenter has passed away. “On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, I extend deep condolences to the Muskegowuk People and their respective Nations at the passing...


Posted 9 January 2017 by
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Pikangikum First Nation

Pikangikum to Host Winter Festival with OPP

MISSISSAUGA – The Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario (ASWCO) and Pikangikum First Nation are excited to announce a Winter Cultural Festival on February 24-26, 2017. With support from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and...


Posted 4 January 2017 by
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Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Headquarters - Thunder Bay

NAPS Investigating Traffic Fatality

EABAMETOONG FN – On January 1, 2017, at 6:25 p.m., Nishnawbe Aski Police received a call about an incident where a motor vehicle struck a pedestrian. Four year old Issac WABOOSE was transported to the Nursing Station where he succumbed...


Posted 3 January 2017 by
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