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Crown First Nations Gathering Gets underway in Ottawa

THUNDER BAY – Anishnabe Elder Dave Courchene opened the Crown First Nations Gathering stating, “As independent and free peoples, we come together”. The ceremonies opening the meeting between over 400 First Nations leaders and the Government of Canada started at 9AM this morning in Ottawa. “We are a people who reflect a richness in spirituality,” […]


Posted 24 January 2012 by in NNL Headline News
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Forest Groups and Labour Clash over Extension of Canada US Softwood Lumber Agreement Extension

THUNDER BAY – While industry groups and the federal government are supporting the move to extend the Canada US Softwood Lumber Agreement, labour groups are speaking out against the move. “The Conservative government’s extension of the Canada-US Softwood Lumber Agreement is the latest betrayal in a long list of actions that have damaged the Canadian […]


Posted 24 January 2012 by in Business Now
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Sexual assault is not tolerated in the Canadian Forces – Former Petty Officer Charged

THUNDER BAY – The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) have charged a former Canadian Forces Medical Technician for incidents alleged to have occurred while he performed medical exams at a Naval Reserve unit in Thunder Bay and at the Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre in London. Ex-Petty Officer, 2nd class (PO 2) James Wilks was […]


Posted 24 January 2012 by in NNL Headline News
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Announcement removes an uncertainty that hung over the forest sector

THUNDER BAY – The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) and the Council of the Quebec Forest Industry (QFIC) are satisfied with the two-year extension of the Canada-US softwood lumber Agreement (SLA), announced today by Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), the Honorable Ed Fast. Furthermore, we are pleased that issues raised by […]


Posted 24 January 2012 by in Business Now
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