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Ken Ogima Carrying the Fort William First Nations Flag Photo By:Nathan Ogden

“This issue is about quality of life and health and safety, it’s about human rights…”

TORONTO – The Chiefs of Ontario (COO) is a coordinating body for the 133 First Nations located within the boundaries of the Province of Ontario. On Thursday evening the Chiefs of Ontario issued a media statement. The Ontario Chiefs state, “At a time when all First Nation citizens and Canadians are being encouraged to rally […]


Posted 2 December 2011 by in Anishinabek
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Crown-First Nations Gathering will take place on January 24, 2012

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on Thursday that a Crown-First Nations Gathering will take place on January 24, 2012 in the National Capital Region. During the Gathering, the Prime Minister, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development John Duncan and other representatives of the Government of Canada will meet with Assembly of First […]


Posted 2 December 2011 by in NNL Headline News
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The federal government’s response in Attawapiskat

THUNDER BAY – The federal government’s response in Attawapiskat is, in some ways, similar to the response to Hurricane Katrina by then U.S. President George W. Bush. Instead of being seen as caring and compasionate leaders, the Prime Minister and John Duncan, the Aboriginal Affairs Minister are being seen as a cold and uncaring persons. […]


Posted 2 December 2011 by in Editorial
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Thunder Bay Police have had a busy week

THUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – Thunder Bay Police have had a busy week. It is a pattern that continues. Over the past several days, updates from the Thunder Bay Police Service on crime in our city were slow to come forward. On November 29, 2011 Drug Enforcement Officers executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act […]


Posted 2 December 2011 by in CrimeBeat
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