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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee. – Photo by Jody Kechego

Statement on Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard at the United Nations Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples

THUNDER BAY – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee supports key messages in the presentation by Ontario Native Women’s Association President and Native Women’s Association of Canada board member Ms. Lavell-Harvard at the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples on May 17.th “I want to thank Ms. Lavell-Harvard for raising important issues. She spoke […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Climate Change Debate

100 People Participate in Climate Change Townhalls

THUNDER BAY – Climate – The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Mr. Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Rainy River held two town hall sessions today on clean growth and climate change. The town halls provided an opportunity for constituents of both ridings to express thoughts and concerns related to […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Featured
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Long March to Rome

Long March to Rome Demands Pope Francis Act on Papal Bulls

ROME – On May 4th, 2016, the anniversary date of an infamous Vatican decree authorizing the spoliation of indigenous lands and peoples worldwide, eleven indigenous leaders from around the world arrived in St Peter’s Square under the banner of the Long March to Rome, a movement seeking revocation of three Papal Bulls because:   (i)                    they […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Green Energy – FEDNOR Announcement on Thursday

THUNDER BAY – On Thursday, Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, will be joined by the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister for the Status of Women and MP for Thunder Bay—Superior North, and Don Rusnak, MP for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, in Thunder Bay on Thursday, May 26, 2016, to […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Business
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Health Funding Announced with Focus on North

New Health Funding Announced THUNDER BAY – Ontario’s First Nations Health Action Plan will target investments in four key areas: primary care, public health and health promotion, seniors care and hospital services, and life promotion and crisis support. The Premier has announced an investment of $220 million over the next three years and annual funding of […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Anishinaabe
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Sudbury – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario

Sudbury, Ontario —– Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, has announced the launch of a new phase of funding for the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program in Northern Ontario. Cultural and recreational infrastructure places—like community centres, parks and arenas—help to make our communities feel like home. It […]


Posted 25 May 2016 by in Business
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