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Kenora OPP Arrest Man for Assault on Resident

KENORA – The OPP in Kenora report, a Kenora man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a 56-year-old Kenora man. The Kenora Ontario Provincial Police, state that twenty-five-year-old Ethan Copenace of Kenora was charged with assault. He appeared in Kenora Ontario court July 29 and was held in custody. On July 28, at about 9:30 p.m., […]


Posted 30 July 2015 by in CrimeBeat
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First Nations Youth Participate in an Archaeological Dig as part of the Youth Employment Programs at Confederation and Lakehead.​

First Nations Resources Program a Shared Education Project

THUNDER BAY – EDUCATION – The First Nations Natural Resources Youth Employment Program (FNNRYEP) has more than 55 participants learning about archaeology, geography, dendrology, sustainable energy sources, entrepreneurship, aboriginal mentorship and more this week during a Science Camp at Confederation College and Lakehead University. Since 2000, Outland Camps has partnered with Confederation College to offer […]


Posted 30 July 2015 by in Anishinaabe
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Sioux Lookout Gains Airport Expansion

SIOUX LOOKOUT – Residents of Sioux Lookout will benefit from Municipal Airport Terminal Building expansion and renovation thanks to joint funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario through the Small Communities Fund. The growing importance of air transportation in Northwestern Ontario is fuelling greater demand on the region’s airports. This project involves the expansion […]


Posted 30 July 2015 by in Featured
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The Wanderings of Oisin

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – A story might start from many places. This one is woven from a summer’s re-reading of The Wanderings of Oisin (pronounced: 0-shean) a legend of ancient times. As I was fortunate in getting to Chicago’s Crossroads of Ireland Art exhibition, this winter, it was there where the Celtic hero Oisin caught my […]


Posted 30 July 2015 by in Arts Now
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Oshki Graduation celebration at Goldcorp Musselwhite Mine

Oshki Graduates Celebrate at Goldcorp Musselwhite Mine

Musselwhite Mine – Business – Graduates from the Oshki mining program celebrated a first today at the Musselwhite mine. Students were the first class of mining students who took their program at a working mine. The Aboriginal Mining and Skilled Trades Entry Project (AMSTEP) brought together a group of partners to graduate students and get […]


Posted 30 July 2015 by in Business
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Trip to China Postponed

Trip to China Postponed for Now

THuNDER BAY – Plans to send a contingent of Aboriginal youth to Jiaozou, China is being postponed until sufficient funds to sponsor the youth can be raised. “Unfortunately, the time frame we had to fundraise to cover the total cost of this trip was not long enough and we have not had the sponsorship support […]


Posted 30 July 2015 by in Featured
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